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June 26, 2012
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Denver ties record: 5 days at 100 or higher

DENVER - The National Weather Service says the temperature in Denver has reached 100 degrees or higher for the fifth straight day, tying a record set in 2005 and 1989.

The temperature at Denver International Airport hit 105 degrees Tuesday for the second straight day.

That ties Denver's all-time record high of 105.

The town of Wray in northeast Colorado hit 108 degrees Tuesday. Not far behind were Lamar at 107 and La Junta at 106.

At least eight other eastern Colorado cities and towns hit 100 or higher.

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