Temperatures will be even hotter on Wednesday and Thursday

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DENVER -- It has been a hot day on the Front Range with temperatures in the mid- to upper 90s. There will be extreme heat the next few days in eastern Colorado.

Wednesday will be similar to Tuesday with mostly sunny skies and a light breeze in the afternoon.

High temperatures across metro Denver will be in the mid- to upper 90s. Partly cloudy skies will build in during the afternoon with a 10 percent chance of an isolated storm on the Front Range.

Better chances for storms Wednesday will be on the northeast Plains.

Thursday will be the hottest day this week and is on track to be the hottest day of the year so far. Denver's high temperature will be about 100 degrees, breaking the record high of 99 degrees set in 1986.

The Front Range will again have a 10 percent chance to see an isolated shower or storm Thursday afternoon.

Friday will stay hot with highs in the low 90s and dry conditions.

Relief from the heat will move in for the weekend. Saturday and Sunday will cool to the 80s with a 20 percent chance of storms each afternoon.

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