DENVER (CBS4) – After a high of 76 degrees on Saturday we will spend close to 100 consecutive hours with temperatures below freezing this week across a large part of Colorado. In fact over the next few days places like Denver could see several records challenged, including new lows and new record cold daily highs.

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By Wednesday night and early Thursday morning the temperature in Denver could approach or even fall below zero. Should that happen the all-time October record low will be in jeopardy.

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The normal high in Denver for late October is right around 60 degrees and the normal low is around the freezing mark.

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Chris Spears