Just two degrees off the record high for the day on Monday, but the heat is doused quickly by a cold front pushing across the state on Tuesday.
Watch CBS4 for the latest forecast.
Heavy wet snow will cause all sorts or problems on Wednesday from driving to broken branches and power outages.
DIA has only recorded a trace of snow this December, CBS4 meteorologist Jennifer Zeppelin reports.
Tuesday’s afternoon high just kept climbing topping out at 70 degrees breaking a record.