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Colorado to South Dakota Under the Gun for Strong Storms Friday

After a round of storms brought hail, tornadoes and flooding to parts of the central Plains and the Front Range on Thursday, thunderstorms will refire across the area on Friday.

Cities at risk for a strong storm include Denver and Aurora, Colorado; Cheyenne, Wyoming; Rapid City, South Dakota; Scottsbluff and North Platte, Nebraska; and Colby, Kansas.

Any thunderstorm that develops could produce hail greater than 2 inches in diameter, wind gusts over 65 mph, flash flooding and an isolated tornado.

Power outages and flash flooding are possible during and immediately following a storm.

According to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Pydynowski, "Hail and heavy rain will once again threaten the Denver area into Friday night and will cause a concern for more flash flooding as well."

Areas in and around Denver received heavy rainfall Thursday night and are at a high risk for flash flooding with any additional rainfall from thunderstorms on Friday.

Those heading to Coors Field Friday evening to watch the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Miami Marlins should keep an eye to the sky for any quick-changing weather conditions.

Use AccuWeather Minutecast® to track and monitor rain start and end times by entering your town or street address.

The risk for severe weather will slowly shift eastward into parts of Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota to begin the weekend. While the risk of strong storms will end across the Colorado Front Range, scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue.

"More rounds of heavy rain could cause flash flooding across parts of northern Kansas and northwestern Missouri which have had numerous rounds of thunderstorms the past few days," Pydynowski said.

Stay tuned to AccuWeather for updates regarding the severe weather threat.