Updates From Colorado's Weather Center

Colorado Dog Owners Should Take Careful Steps To Avoid Heat-Related Injuries To Their PetsDogs have sensitive paw pads and they become vulnerable in temperatures that don't seem very hot to humans.
Denver Weather: First Triple Digits This Year As Record Heat Continues For Several More DaysMonday was hot. Tuesday and Wednesday will be even hotter with record high temperatures in many parts of the state.
Colorado Weather Experts Urge Drivers To 'Look Before You Lock'Dozens of people waited in line to get into Chatfield State Park on Sunday as much of Colorado endured some of the hottest temperatures of the season.
Park Rangers Urge Safe Practices As Heat Wave Bears Down On ColoradoAs a heat wave bears down on Colorado, park rangers are urging people to be safe and prepared if they choose to recreate this week.
Heat Waves Can Sometimes Cause Travel Problems By Air And On LandYou probably don’t think about travel delays if it’s hot, sunny and dry outside. But as summer heat gets extreme, those delays can happen to those traveling by land or air.
'Feels Like Summer Happened Overnight': Xcel Energy Ready To Respond To Heat-Related OutagesWith temperatures expected to reach the triple digits in Denver this week, Xcel Energy says it has additional crews on standby to respond to any heat related outages.
Interstate 70 Reopens After 'Multiple Fires' Ignite Near AvonOne westbound lane of Interstate 70 reopened after all lanes were closed at Avon on Monday afternoon due to wildfire activity.
Denver Weather: It's Been Seven Years Since The Metro Area Was This Hot, This EarlyWith the official start of summer still a week away, Denver and the Front Range will likely reach 100 degrees at least once or twice this week.
Family Forecast: CBS4 Meteorologist Lauren Whitney Expecting First ChildCBS4 Meteorologist Lauren Whitney and her husband are expecting their first child sometime before Christmas.
Colorado Gets First Excessive Heat Warning On Record With Highs Set To Near 110 DegreesThe warning starts at noon on Monday for some western valleys and is a first in the modern weather record for the state.
Firefighters Warn Of Increased Fire Danger In Denver Are During Incoming Heat WaveWith forecasts calling for temperatures in the high 90s and 100s this week, firefighters are urging people in the Denver metro area to be cautious.
Several Records Will Likely Fall This Week As 100 Degree Temps Invade ColoradoGet ready for an unusually hot week across Colorado as a massive ridge of high pressure sets up over the state.
Straight Creek Fire Fully Contained, Local Crews To Continue MonitoringThe Straight Creek Fire burning adjacent to Interstate 70, just east of Dillon is now 100% contained.
Colorado Firefighters 'Pound' 2 Wildfires In Hot, Dry WeatherOn Saturday, fire crews continued to work two separate wildfires; the Platte River Fire in Jefferson County and the Straight Creek Fire in Summit County.
Colorado Drought: Troubling Situation Gets Even Worse On The Western SlopeAnother grim picture was painted for Western Colorado by the latest drought monitor released this week. Areas with 'exceptional drought' grew to cover even more area.
Straight Creek Fire 30% Contained Thanks To Aggressive ApproachFirefighters gained the upper hand on the Straight Creek fire Friday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
'Whole Area Was On Fire': Evacuated Residents Watch As Firefighters Battle Platte River FireFirefighters continue their battle with the Platte River Fire, Friday, by ground and by air.
Attention Colorado Hikers: Rare Weekend Ahead With Virtually No Mountain Storms ExpectedThe sky in many areas will be cloud free as a large ridge of high pressure builds into the area
Platte River Fire: Evacuations Remain As 30+ Acre Jefferson County Wildfire Burns Near StructuresThe Platte River Fire in an area of Jefferson County called Ramona Gulch has burned slightly more than 30 acres.
Denver Weather: This Week Was Hot, Next Week Looks Even Hotter!Most of Colorado will get a break from intense heat on Friday thanks to a weak cold front. The break will be brief!