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Scattered severe weather including hail, showers and thunderstorms possible in Denver

Showers, some hail and rocking thunderstorms are possible Tuesday afternoon along the Front Range, weather forecasters say.

There is a 20 percent chance of storms in the late afternoon beginning around 4 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. Thunderstorms and rain are expected through 9 p.m.

Southeasterly winds could gust as high as 26 mph, weather forecasters calculate.

“A couple of these storms will attempt to spread east into the Denver Metro area and Palmer Divide late this afternoon and evening. Stronger storms today will be capable of producing brief heavy rain, frequent lightning, and some hail,” the NWS says.

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The high temperature will be around 84 degrees on Tuesday.

More afternoon rain and thunderstorms are expected on Wednesday. The high temperature will be around 87 degrees. The low Wednesday night will be about 59 degrees.

The best chance for afternoon storms is Thursday afternoon when the chance of rain and thunder rises to 30 percent. The high temperature on Thursday will be around 86 degrees.

The chance for rain diminishes greatly Friday and the weekend with only a slight chance for afternoon storms Saturday afternoon.

High temperatures will hover in the mid 80s through Monday, the NWS says.

Click here for more Denver7 weather coverage.

Train moving “super-fast” before Pennsylvania crash injures 42, passenger says

UPPER DARBY, Pa. — A regional rail train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday morning, injuring dozens of passengers and the train’s operator, a regional rail spokeswoman said.

Rail spokeswoman Heather Redfern said none of the 42 people hurt in the crash suffered life-threatening injuries. “Some were considered walking wounded,” she said.

An inbound Norristown High Speed train crashed into an unoccupied train at the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. Redfern said hours later that the train operator had been treated at a hospital and released.

A passenger, Raymond Woodard, told WPVI-TV, that he was riding home from work when the train crashed.

“I heard the train going real fast … like, super-fast,” Woodard said. “And I looked up, and I saw that we’re at 69th Street and said, ‘Why are we going so fast?’ And then we just hit the train. Boom! I fell out of my chair, glass from the window shattered, I hit my head. Everybody was on the floor.”

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority officials are investigating the cause.

Redfern said Norristown trains resumed normal operation but no express trains were running. She said commuters could expect some delays.

In an earlier news briefing, Upper Darby Mayor Nicholas Micozzie said the injured were taken to local hospitals.

One passenger told reporters that the operator of the train was “all banged up” and the scene was bloody.

In February, four people were injured in a crash near the 69th Street Terminal involving three out-of-service commuter trains. At the time, SEPTA said one train rear-ended another on a loop where trains turn around to get back into service. Cars from that accident derailed and hit a third train on nearby tracks.

Denver police investigate homicide in Speer neighborhood

Denver police are investigating a homicide that happened late Monday night.

The incident happened near Ellsworth and South Pennsylvania streets, according to an 8:38 p.m. Denver police tweet.

The case is active and ongoing, according to the brief report.

No information has been released on any possible suspects.

The name of the victim won’t be released until Denver coroner’s office investigators confirm the person’s identity and notify family members.

 

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