Summer scorcher continues ahead of monsoon moisture

DENVER -- Expect another hot day on Wednesday with highs reaching 96 degrees in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins.

The record high in Denver is 102 degrees set in 1954. Skies will stay mostly sunny.

The mountains start sunny, then isolated thunderstorms develop and move in reverse from east to west instead of west to east. Highs will range from 75 to 95 degrees.

Two pushes of monsoon moisture move in later in the week. The first small push is Thursday and Friday. with the second on Sunday into Tuesday.

Afternoon thunderstorms are likely in the mountains and along the Front Range both days. Highs will cool to 85 to 90 degrees/

Saturday is a touch drier and warmer at 94 degrees. Afternoon thunderstorms return Sunday afternoon with a high of 90 degrees.

Afternoon thunderstorms are likely Monday and Tuesday with cooler highs in the 80s.

7-Day Forecast. Meteorologist Chris Tomer.

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