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First day of school for DPS and some cooler weather: 5 Things to Know for Monday, Aug. 20

Posted: 9:38 AM, Aug 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-20 15:41:46Z

Good morning. Here are your 5 Things to Know for Monday, Aug. 20.

1. Today is the first day of school for DPS students

It's time to go back to school! More than 90,000 students returned to class in Denver Monday. 

2. And on that note, slow down in school zones 

The Denver Police Department is reminding residents to be extra careful on the roads since the school year brings an increase in bicycle and pedestrian traffic around bus stops, schools and neighborhoods. 

3. More information coming in the Chris Watts case

This week will likely bring new details on the Chris Watts case, where a husband is accused of killing his wife and two young daughters. Here's everything we know so far . Stay with Denver7 for the latest on this investigation. 

4. Have you seen this woman?

She has been missing since July 10 after she left a family gathering and started walking a half mile back to her home. Police are searching for her and asking for the public's help . They don't believe foul play is involved. 

5. Cool weather this morning 

If you were up early this morning sending your children off to school, you may have noticed a cool bite in the air. This morning, temperatures dropped to the upper 40s and low 50s, but that summer weather will return by the afternoon with highs in the low 80s by 4 p.m. Here's your full forecast