By Chris Spears
DENVER (CBS4) – After a 72 degree plunge from Sunday’s high of 69 degrees Denver’s official temperature dropped to 3 degrees below zero Tuesday morning.READ MORE: Special Series Of COVID Vaccine Clinics Planned To Commemorate Juneteenth This Weekend
As of this writing Tuesday’s high only made it to 13 degrees at Denver International Airport.
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As long as nothing wacky happens with the temperature before midnight it will become the coldest Feb. 20 in Denver’s recorded history.
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Meteorologist Chris Spears travels weekly in the CBS4 Mobile Weather Lab reporting about Colorado’s weather and climate. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.