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5 Things to Know: June 21, 2017

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Posted at 5:47 AM, Jun 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-21 07:49:50-04

DENVER -- Good morning! Here's what you need to know today, Wednesday, June 21.

1. First full day of summer!
Summer officially began Tuesday night, but Wednesday is the first full day of summer.

2. Another hot day on tap
We'll be flirting with another record high today as temperatures reach into the mid- to upper-90s. If you're headed outside, make sure you wear sunscreen: The UV index is very high.

3. It's International Yoga Day
Fun fact, CorePowerYoga was created in Colorado and remains very popular nationwide. It made headlines in 2016 when its owner died suddenly in California.

4. Tourism numbers
How many tourists are pouring into Colorado and how much are they spending? Those numbers are expected to be released Wednesday.

5. Tropical Storm Cindy
About 17 million people in the Gulf states are under a tropical storm warning. Tropical Storm Cindy could bring up to 12 inches of rain in some places from Texas to Louisiana.