More thunderstorms today for the Denver Metro Area

More thunderstorms are in the forecast for the metro area today after a strong storm prompted flash-flood warnings in Aurora, Centennial, and Parker yesterday. While one or two of these storms may contain small hail and high winds, they should remain fairly calm. Severe indices for the area show no significant threat for damaging wind, hail, or tornadoes. The current model runs (shown below) indicate that the strongest thunderstorms should take place around 3pm local time and should be located on the southern side of town. Small hail and high winds are possibilities with these storms.

HRRR simulated Radar Reflectivity for 3pm (MDT)

HRRR simulated Radar Reflectivity for 3pm (MDT)

The worst case scenario today is similar to yesterday with small floods being a threat. We have a significant amount of atmospheric moisture moving into Colorado from the Gulf of Mexico as well as the Pacific. This should keep us in a pattern of daily thunderstorms for the upcoming week.

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