DENVER (AP) — More weather records are being broken as a heat wave continues across Colorado.

Forecasters say hot temperatures and brisk winds are creating a high fire danger statewide.

The National Weather Service says Denver International Airport hit a record 99 degrees yesterday afternoon. Denver and Pueblo broke high temperature records for the second straight day today, both before noon. Denver reached 96 and Pueblo hit 101 and the mercury is expected to keep climbing.

The hottest weather is expected in southeastern Colorado, where Lamar could hit 109.

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