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Wed. Jul 17th, 2024

Record-breaking heat expected in Denver this weekend, Colorado to scorch

By meerna Jul11,2024
Record-breaking heat expected in Denver this weekend, Colorado to scorch

Dangerous heat is expected in Colorado through Sunday. Current forecast:

Friday – 101 degrees (the old record is 100 degrees set in 1878)

Saturday – 100 degrees (the old record is 100 degrees set in 2003)

Sunday – 102 degrees (the old record is 101 degrees set in 1971)

It would be only the fifth time Denver has exceeded 100 degrees for three or more consecutive days.

Heat warnings have been issued due to forecasted extreme heat.

CBS


Heat warnings will be in effect from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Highs will range from 98 to 103 degrees each day on northbound I-25. Temperatures will range from 97 to 104 degrees on southbound portions of I-25.

Heat of this magnitude can cause heat illness. Be sure to stay hydrated, stay in air-conditioned rooms, and avoid prolonged exposure to the sun.

By meerna

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