COLORADO, USA — FORECAST BY METEOROLOGIST: Danielle Grant
TODAY AT A GLANCE: Fall officially begins Tuesday but it'll feel more like summer! Temperatures will soar into the mid to upper 80s Tuesday afternoon. A weak system will move across Colorado bringing a small chance for a few afternoon showers to the Front Range.
An Air Quality Alert is in effect until 4 p.m. Tuesday for the the northern mountains and Larimer county. Smoke from the Cameron Peak fire and Mullen fire will cause visibility to be poor and air quality to be unhealthy for sensitive groups at times. You may want to limit your time outdoors this afternoon. Air quality and visibility will be moderate in metro Denver
Highs climbed to 90 degrees over the weekend, on Saturday, setting a new record for number of 90 degree days Denver has seen in a season. That total is now at 74 days. The record was previously set in 2012 when Denver saw 73 days at or above 90. Temperatures will warm close to 90 again for the end of the week! Thursday and Friday's highs will also be close to record-setting. A cool front drops temps into the mid 70s for the weekend!
TUESDAY: Partly cloudy with a chance for a 20% for showers in the afternoon. Morning lows from 53 to 58, afternoon highs from 83 to 88.
WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy, breezy and mild. Morning lows from 53 to 58, afternoon highs from 82 to 87.
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny, warm and dry. Morning lows from 50 to 55, afternoon highs from 86 to 91.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny, warmer and windy. Morning lows from 52 to 57, afternoon highs from 84 to 90.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny, cooler, with isolated showers. Morning lows from 50 to 55, afternoon highs from 75 to 80.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny and seasonal. Morning lows from 50 to 55, afternoon highs from 75 to 80.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny and warmer. Morning lows from 50 to 55, afternoon highs from 80 to 85.
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