A heat advisory is in place Friday amid the ongoing, scorching heat.
The advisory, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., comes as temperatures soar to 100 degrees across the plains and most of the Interstate 25 corridor, according to the National Weather Service.
The weather service advised on Twitter to “stay hydrated, seek shade, avoid strenuous activities and wear loose fitting clothing” and not to leave children or pets locked in the car.
Temperatures on the Eastern Plains are expected to top 100 on Friday, with highs of 101 in Fort Morgan and Burlington, 102 in Holyoke and Julesberg, and 103 in Wray.
⚠️Hest Advisory Today ⚠️
High temperatures will soar to around 100° across the plains & most of the I-25 Corridor. Stay hydrated, seek shade, avoid strenuous activities, & wear loose fitting clothing. Never leave a child or pet unattended in a car – look before you lock! #COwx pic.twitter.com/7O8XcGnGty
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) July 22, 2022
Denver won’t be spared from this heat, as forecasters expect Friday to hit a high of 98 and remain mostly clear. Rain is unlikely with only a 10% chance Friday afternoon.
Temperatures will hit an overnight low of 68 and remain mostly clear.
The weekend will get off to a hot start, too, with an expected high of 98 degrees again Saturday.
Despite Saturday’s steep temperatures, some may relief may come in the form of precipitation, as there’s a 40% chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms expected after noon.
Hitting an overnight low of 68, the rest of the weekend will be slightly cooler.
Sunday will bring a high of 88 and Monday will top out at 89 degrees. Tuesday will see a slight increase with a high of 92.
The weather service expects temperatures to fall into the low eighties as the week goes on.