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Summer heat for the first week of fall

Highs stay well above normal for the entire week! Look for more fall-like weather this weekend in the mountains, and early next week in the Denver metro!

DENVER — FORECAST BY: Meteorologist Danielle Grant

THIS EVENING AT A GLANCE: The summer heat is still hanging on this week (even though it's technically fall)! 

A ridge of high pressure will continue to build across the region, providing warm and sunny conditions for the final days of September.

Daytime highs will climb into the mid to upper 80s by through Saturday under mostly sunny skies. The winds will kick up a bit over the weekend leading to high fire danger concerns for E. Colorado. It'll bring slightly cooler temperatures for the start of October. Stay tuned as this next system it gets closer!

TONIGHT: Mostly clear skies with light winds overnight, low 50.

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and warm, high 84; clear skies overnight, low 51.

WEDNESDAY: Sunny and very warm, high 86; mostly clear overnight, low 53.

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny and staying warm, high 87; mostly clear overnight, low 53.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and staying warm, high 87; mostly clear overnight, low 53.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny and staying warm, high 87; mostly clear overnight, low 53.

SUNDAY: Partly sunny and mild, high 83; mostly clear overnight, low 50.

MONDAY: Partly cloudy and slightly cooler, high 78; mostly clear overnight, low 49.

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