Following minor improvements in Colorado's drought conditions last week, extreme and exceptional conditions remain in parts of the state.
Portions of Colordo have made substantial drought improvements over the past two week.
After weeks of increasingly intensifying drought, Colorado saw some slight improvements.
Extreme drought grew to cover more than half of Colorado according to the latest report from the National Drought Mitigation Center.
In northwest and north central Colorado, extreme conditions expanded to cover all or portions of Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Jackson, Larimer and Grand counties. Along the Front Range, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Boulder, Jefferson, Adams, Denver, Arapahoe and Douglas counties also saw severe conditions shift to extreme drought.
Drought conditions in Colorado countinue to deteriorate, with 95 percent of the state abnormally dry or worse, and extreme drought continuing to expand.
Egg size hail and wind gusts are possible for Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska Monday.
Hail up to two inches in diameter, wind gusts to 70 miles per hour, flash flooding and tornadoes are possible with Sunday's storms over Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
Severe thunderstorm with strong winds, large hail and some tornado potential, are expected to impact parts of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas Sunday afternoon.
Hot weather continues in Kiowa County, Colorado, and a chance for severe thunderstorms starts the week.