Sun returns to the Grand Valley

By: James Hopkins Email
By: James Hopkins Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Lots of sun and warmer temperatures are expected for the Grand Valley Friday as the remaining clouds from Thursday's storms will work their way out of the state early Friday morning.

Expect clear skies all day and throughout the night as temperature slowly start to creep back up close to normal. Humidity will also be a little high as the quarter inch of rain that fell in Grand Junction Thursday will continue to evaporate throughout the day.

Saturday is also looking good for the Grand Valley with temperatures climbing into the low 90s under clear blue skies. Moisture slowly starts to move back northward toward the four corners Saturday afternoon, bringing isolated showers to the San Juan Mountains.

The next wave of monsoonal moisture will begin on Sunday. Slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms will return to the Grand Valley Sunday afternoon into the night. This moisture flow will continue throughout the beginning of the work week with a 20 percent chance of afternoon showers through Wednesday. Temperatures will continue to be around normal but slowly decreasing through mid-week.

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