Sunny and hot in Central and Northern Alberta today and Saturday. Heat WARNINGs remain in effect across parts of the north with highs of 30 or hotter for the next few days. In the Capital Region, daytime highs will continue to be in the 25-30 degree range today and this weekend. Cooler air will move in for next week with highs dropping to the 20 degree range.

No thunderstorm risk for the Capital Region or Northern Alberta today. There's a slight risk of a thunderstorm NW AB late Saturday. The Capital Region gets a chance of thunderstorms late Sunday as the Upper Ridge collapses.

Here's the Edmonton forecast:

Today - Mainly sunny.

High: 27


Evening - Clear.

9pm: 22


Saturday - Mainly sunny.

Morning Low: 13

Afternoon High: 28


Sunday - Sunny with afternoon clouds. 60% chance of an evening shower or thunderstorm.

Morning Low: 14

Afternoon High: 29


Monday - Cloudy with sunny breaks. 60% chance of showers (especially in the morning)

Morning Low: 14

Afternoon High: 20


Tuesday - Mostly cloudy. 30% chance of showers.

Morning Low: 13

Afternoon High: 21


Wednesday - Partly cloudy.

Morning Low: 12

Afternoon High: 23