Denver set a file on Saturday when it marked the 74th day this 12 months that the temperature broke 90 levels. The earlier file was set in 2012, when the town skilled 73 days at 90 or above.
Sunday isn’t imagined to widen the record-setting hole, however it gained’t supply a lot of a reprieve. It’s anticipated to be one other very heat, principally sunny day within the metro space with highs within the mid to higher 80s, mentioned Bernie Meier, forecaster with the Nationwide Climate Service in Boulder. Lows Sunday evening are anticipated to hit the mid-50s.
Smoky circumstances will seemingly linger because of the fires on the West Coast, Meier mentioned. On Sunday, the mountains, foothills, and mountain valleys are anticipated to expertise wind gusts of 25 to 35 miles per hour that can enhance the hearth hazard within the afternoon.
Sept. 22 marks the primary day of autumn, however Meier mentioned to not count on fall-like climate but. Heat and dry would be the theme for the start of the week, although there’s a probability of showers within the mountains on Tuesday.
“Any rainfall related to that’s anticipated to be gentle although, so it’s not a lot aid for the dryness we’ve been seeing,” he mentioned.