A New Record?
Colorado Springs may set a record high today, with 97 degrees in the forecast. Our normal summer days are in the 80’s, dropping into the 50’s at night, and afternoon thunderstorms keeping such heat away most of the time. Fewer than 1/3 of our homes typically have central air conditioning (it was 28% last time I studied this), because the number of days where it gets over 90 are in the neighborhood of 10 or 15 at most, and a swamp cooler or room air conditioner with some fans is usually adequate, especially when it cools off so nice at night.
So we’ll see if we set that record today. If so, no worries. It is supposed to be 15 degrees cooler again tomorrow!