Denver weather: One more day of heat before fall cool down

A big cool down into the 60s is coming, but first, Denver will rise to 90 degrees once more and probably for the last time in 2021.

According to the National Weather Service in Boulder, Denver will near its daily record high of 92 degrees on Monday. The Mile High City is forecasted to push the mercury up to 90 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Overnight temperatures are going to fall to 55 degrees while the day remains dry. The lack of humidity means fire danger for parts of Colorado, particularly around the Palmer Divide.

Weather will get more active as the week moves along, beginning Tuesday when the first front moves in. The high on Tuesday is expected to be 80 degrees under mostly sunny skies. But change will come later in the day with a 30% chance of thunderstorms and 18 mph wind gusts. The low will be 53 degrees.

Wednesday could be a wet one. The day begins with a 20% chance of rain that builds to 50% in the afternoon. The high is forecasted only at 69 degrees with 20 mph wind gusts. The threat of thunderstorms will last into the evening as temperatures dip to 47 degrees.

High temperatures should hang in the 60s for the rest of the week.

Mountain tops and elevations above 9,500 feet could see some snow Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

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