As of 2 PM, the temperature at the Colorado Springs Airport was 78 degrees, breaking the old record for the date of 77, set in 1952. The "official" high for the day will be reported later, and may be warmer than 78 degrees.
As of 3 PM, the temperature at the Colorado Springs airport was 92 degrees. This ties the record high for the date, originally set in 1926, then tied in 1955 and 1993. With a few more hours of sunlight left, breaking the record is still possible.
As wind speeds increased, so did temperatures in the NewsFirst 5 viewing area on Saturday. At least 3 cities hit record highs.
Colorado Springs 80 (Old record 73/2007) Pueblo 87 (Old record 83/1959) Alamosa 75 (Old record 72/1959)
We'll add additional records for the day as they're reported