DENVER — The first week of November will be much more like late September. Denver soared to 79 degrees Tuesday afternoon - tying the daily record last set in 1915. It was the warmest Election Day in Denver since 1934 - when FDR was President!
It will be a warm and dry week with temperatures in the 70s for Denver and the eastern plains through Friday. In the mountains, temperatures will be in the upper 50s to mid 60s through the work-week.
Nighttime lows will be mild as well with readings in the low to mid 40s for Denver and the eastern plains and in the middle 20s to low 30s in the mountains.
Fire danger will be increasing across the state with the warm and dry weather. By Friday, the winds will be getting stronger and gusty just ahead of a major shift in the weather pattern.
A cold front will hit this weekend, spreading rain and snow over western Colorado Saturday afternoon and bringing a chance for rain and snow to eastern Colorado on Sunday.
Expect highs to drop into the 40s on Sunday, with a chance of showers on the plains and 30s with much-needed snow for the mountains. Colder weather with a chance for snow will continue for early next week.
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