Heat warning in effect for Red Deer

A heat warning, which is currently in effect, is expected to be lifted as cooler temperatures begin rolling in Friday, says Environment Canada. (File photo by Black Press News Services)

A hot weekend is on the way for most of Alberta.

A heat warning is in effect for Red Deer and parts of central Alberta.

Portions of northwestern, central and southern Alberta will see daytime highs near 30 C with overnight lows near 14 C starting Friday, Environment Canada states on its website. The warm temperatures will continue through the weekend before cooler temperatures move into the province on Monday.

The heat warning was issued at 4:17 a.m. Friday and is in effect for: City of Red Deer, parts of County of Stettler, parts of Lacombe County and Red Deer County.