Denver and the Front Range sizzled Friday through a second consecutive day of record-setting heat, but a cooling trend should soon bring some relief, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
The temperature in Denver reached 99 degrees, setting a new record-high temperature for the city on Sept. 10.
On Thursday, Denver set a high-record temperature for Sept. 9 when the mercury topped out at 96 degrees.
Record-high temperatures were expected across Colorado on Friday. High temperatures on the Eastern Plains were forecast to range from 95 to 103, according to weather service, with high temps in the 70s and 80s in the mountains.
In Denver on Saturday skies will be mostly sunny and the high temperature will top out at 94 degrees, according to the NWS forecast. Sunday’s high in the city should be a more seasonal 88 degrees.
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