Denver ties heat record
DENVER – The National Weather Service says the temperature in Denver has reached 100 degrees or higher for the fifth straight day, tying a record set in 2005 and 1989.
Denver’s temperature hit 103 degrees early Tuesday afternoon. That was the forecast high for the day.
On Monday, Denver broke a record with 105 degrees. The previous mark for that day was 100 set in 1991.
The town of Wray in northeast Colorado hit 108 degrees Tuesday. Not far behind were Lamar at 107 and La Junta at 106.
At least eight other eastern Colorado cities and towns hit 100 or higher.