Expect mostly sunny skies and hotter temperatures to start the week. Highs across the metro-area will climb into the mid to upper 90s.
Areas of smoke gradually filter back into the region, impacting air quality by Monday afternoon. Skies stay hazy through early Tuesday, with lows in the upper 50s to low 60s.
Near record heat is expected Tuesday and Wednesday, with highs in the mid to upper 90s.
So far in 2021, Denver has reached 90 degrees or hotter 50 times and 100 or hotter five times. Expect more days in the 90s next week, although triple digits are only expected over the southeast corner of Colorado.
Cooler temperatures return Thursday, along with the chance for rain.
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