Mild temperatures Friday and Saturday are expected to give way to a small heat wave starting Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
Highs in Salt Lake City were expected to reach 82 degrees on Friday and 80 on Saturday, about normal for this time of year. On Sunday, temperatures are expected to rise to 89 degrees and stay high into early next week.
Conditions are expected to remain dry and breezy throughout the state, sustaining critical fire danger, NWS reported. The risk is not expected to let up, with temperatures rising and moisture staying low.