DENVER (KDVR) — Denver’s weather will remain warm and breezy, and temperatures will stay in the 80s through this weekend.
Weather today: Breezy and sunny
High temperatures Saturday reached 91 in Denver, breaking the all-time heat record for Sept. 30 since records began in 1872, the National Weather Service said.
Wind gusts up to 30 mph are possible.
Remember, there is a Red Flag Warning on the Western Slope, and outdoor burning is not recommended today.
Weather tonight: Cloudy and breezy
A few clouds move into the picture Saturday evening, and the overnight temperatures are expected to drop into the upper 40s and lower 50s. Conditions are expected to remain dry for the most part as the strong breeze continues.
Looking ahead: Breezy and a cooler workweek
Sunday and Monday will look very similar to Saturday with sunshine and breezy conditions in Denver and a better chance for showers in the high country.
Southerly winds will gust up to 25-30 mph on Saturday and could reach over 40 mph on Sunday.
Tuesday, along with a drastic temperature drop, will be Denver’s best chance for rain showers this week. Highs will go from 80 degrees on Monday to the upper 60s.
Sunshine and cooler, more fall-like temperatures will dominate the forecast for the rest of the week.