Amazing weather here in Denver. A very unseasonable upper level low has been cut off from the flow and is just taking a siesta over the Rockies. We spent all day under thick cloudcover and persistent rain. It's hard to believe that two weeks ago, the temperature topped out at 104ºF. In fact, today's high of 59ºF (which was just after midnight) was a record low maximum temperature for the day, shattering the record by 9º!
Weather Service info:
SXUS75 KBOU 160100 RRB
RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
700 PM MDT FRI AUG 15 2008
...RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE SET IN DENVER FOR AUGUST 15TH...
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AT DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TODAY WAS 59
THIS WILL REPLACE THE OLD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD FOR AUGUST
15TH WHICH WAS 68 DEGREES SET 128 YEARS AGO 1880.
We are also under a flood watch as moisture will continue to stream into the area. It's not raining right now, but I suspect with any heating tomorrow, showers and thunderstorms will redevelop. The models are keeping the low around for a while, so the rain could continue into Sunday.
... I'm loving the cool weather. It's very refreshing!