Scattered thunderstorms with large hail, heavy rain, and wind gusts up to 60 mph are expected to roll over the mountains this afternoon and move into the plains and continue into the evening of Friday, September 6.

The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for northeast and north-central Colorado around 530 a.m. this morning, with threats in the following cities Fort Collins, Boulder, Denver, Breckenridge, Greeley, and Fort Morgan. Quarter-sized hail, wind gusts up to 60 mph, dangerous cloud to ground lightning, and heavy rainfall will all be possible from today through the evening.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will also be possible on Saturday and Sunday afternoon and evening along the I-25 corridor and northeast plains. The primary threats include lightning, locally heavy rainfall, and gusty winds up to 40 mph.

If you have hiking or travel plans, keep a close eye on the forecast before severe weather strikes. If a hail storm hits, stay indoors and away from windows. If possible, keep vehicles parked under a covered area or garage today through the evening to avoid possible hail damage. Stay safe and be prepared!

Please note that all weather statements are subject to change or extend.

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