DENVER — The high temperature reached 99 degrees at 1:37 p.m. Monday, breaking the previous record high of 97 degrees set in 1986.
The rest of Monday evening will be dry, warm and breezy with mostly clear skies along the Front Range.
Tuesday will be another hot day along the Front Range, but temperatures will be slightly cooler than Monday thanks to cloud cover and isolated storms.
Storm chances are only at 10% on Tuesday afternoon. Better chances for rain will stay on the eastern Plains where a marginal risk for hail and strong winds is in place.
Wednesday will be the wettest and coolest day of the week. Temperatures will dip below the average high of 87 down to 85 degrees.
There will be scattered afternoon thunderstorms and some have the potential to become severe.
Thursday will be another day with seasonal temperatures and scattered afternoon storms. Drier and warmer weather moves in Friday and lasts through the weekend.
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