GJ set record low high temperature Sunday

A cool, rainy Sunday in Grand Junction led to the lowest high temperature on record for the date, according to the National Weather Service.

Sunday’s high topped out at just 70 degrees, breaking the record of 73 for the lowest high on Aug. 25. The previous record was set in 1921, the Weather Service reported.

The city received 0.63 inches of rain on Sunday, and more could be in store today. Eastern Utah and western Colorado remain under a flood watch until 6 p.m., as moisture continues to stream into the area from northwest Mexico and remnants of Tropical Storm Iso. Frequent showers and thunderstorms are expected through this afternoon, and some areas could see 2 or more inches of rain, according to the Weather Service.


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