It’s going to be a couple of hot days.
Fort Collins could possibly see temperatures near 100 degrees on Saturday and Sunday, according to weekend forecasts from the National Weather Service.
“Even though we are well into summer, these temperatures this weekend are well above normal,” weather service meteorologist Kari Bowen told the Coloradoan on Friday, adding that high temperatures typically hover in the upper 80s in this time of year.
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The highest temperature recorded on July 9 for Fort Collins was 97 degrees in 1976. On July 10, the highest temperature was 101 degrees, recorded in 1954.
“We want people to know to be safe this weekend,” Bowen said. “Seek shade, drink plenty of water, keep an eye on sensitive groups like the elderly, and never leave pets or children in your vehicle for too long.”
Temperatures are forecast to return to the normal average for this time of year early next week, with highs in the mid-80s and a chance of thunderstorms on both Monday and Tuesday.
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Here are some tips to keep your young children, your pets, and yourself safe during our heat wave:
Font: National Metereological Service tips compiled by The Coloradoan
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