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Denver Residents Head To Confluence Park To Cool Down In Near-Record Heat

DENVER (CBS4)- Record-tying heat in Denver had people searching for ways to cool off. Denver tied its earliest calendar day for 100 degrees on Saturday.

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Confluence Park is a hot spot (no pun intended) for people to go to cool off in the city. Dozens were there in the water, taking a dip to beat the June heat.

People were tubing and splashing around in the water on Saturday afternoon.

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"We're having a picnic. It's nice! I wish there was more shade but it's good," said one person.

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Health experts urge people to drink a lot of water and stay hydrated during hot days. Heat stroke is especially dangerous for older adults and children.

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