Denver weather forecast for today, April 12: Sunny and 74

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Before you look out your window, prepare yourself: There may be a dude in shorts out there. The high today is 74 degrees, with clear skies and light wind in Denver, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures will continue to rise this week, likely peaking at 78 on Friday, NWS reports. From there, it will fluctuate around the low 70s through at least next Tuesday.