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Tue Jun 4, 2024, 02:43 AM Jun 4

AP: Southwest US to bake in first heat wave of season and records may fall

https://apnews.com/article/record-heat-southwest-arizona-california-vegas-585114c43cc5be4867d8ff7861ea7d5f
Southwest US to bake in first heat wave of season and records may fall

BY SCOTT SONNER AND ANITA SNOW
Updated 12:26 AM EDT, June 4, 2024

PHOENIX (AP) — Parts of California, Nevada and Arizona are expected to bake this week as the first heat wave of the season arrives with triple-digit temperatures forecast for areas including Phoenix, which last summer saw a record 31 straight days of at least 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43.3 Celsius).

By Wednesday, most of an area stretching from southeast California to central Arizona will see “easily their hottest” weather since last September, and record daily highs will be in jeopardy from Las Vegas to Phoenix, the National Weather Service said late Monday.

Excessive heat warnings have been issued from 10 a.m. Wednesday to 8 p.m. Friday due to the “dangerously hot conditions,” the weather service said.

Fire crews will be on high alert especially in Arizona, where fire restrictions went into effect before Memorial Day in some areas and will be ordered by Thursday across most of the western and south-central parts of the state, authorities said.

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