5 Things to Know for Tuesday, July 24

Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

1. Flooding prompts evacuations
Residents in Manitou Springs sought higher ground as a severe storm pummeled the area Monday evening. More: https://bit.ly/2LLCOlF

2. Tuesday will be drier
Tuesday will be quite a bit warmer and drier as winds blow from the southwest and push to cool, moist air away from Denver into Nebraska and Kansas. Temperatures will climb to near 90 degrees in Denver, with only a 20 percent chance of afternoon thunderstorms. More: http://bit.ly/2yOgJRu

3. Westminster apartment had no fire sprinklers

Authorities said the apartment complex that caught fire this weekend did not have fire sprinklers inside. Two people died in the blaze. Here's the latest on this fire: https://bit.ly/2LleFWU 

4. Deadly wildfires in Greece 

At least 50 people have died in wildfires near Athens, Greece. Some residents only had one escape: the ocean. About 700 people were picked up from beaches and the ocean by boat. These fires are the deadliest the country has seen since 2007. More: https://bit.ly/2Oaozc1

5. DIA approves $79M contract

Denver International Airport has approved a $79 million contract for new underground trains at the airport. This is just the latest major project approved at the airport. More: https://bit.ly/2v2izJw

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