DENVER(CBS)- Colorado’s current warm weather pattern really ramped up the heat for Easter! Denver broke the record high that had been around since 1967 by 4 degrees! With 80 degrees at Denver International Airport that was more than enough to shatter the long standing all time temp for Sunday.
Statewide temperatures on Saturday were well above normal for this time of year. Fort Collins also had a record high of 78 degrees.READ MORE: 'Step In The Right Direction': Black Denver Activist Cautiously Optimistic Following Chauvin Verdicts
The flat ridge of high pressure bringing in the heat will hold for Monday where the record high is 82 degrees. Denver will get awfully close to that.READ MORE: Skier Tumbles Estimated 2,000 Feet From 14er Summit
A cold front will drop temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday bringing in a chance for mountain snow along with a few showers and thunderstorms for eastern Colorado including Denver.MORE NEWS: Mass Vaccination Sites In Colorado Now Open To Walk-Ups: 'No More Excuses'