A record-smashing heat wave will scorch the southwestern U.S.Get the Full StoryA brutal heat wave is expected to scorch the southwestern U.S. this week, with some cities likely to see all-time record high temperatures.
The National Weather Service NWS said this will likely be one of the most intense heat waves seen in many years across desert Southwest, including parts of California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah.
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High temperatures could climb well above 110 degrees each day for the next week across the area. Many desert locations, including Tucson and Phoenix, could reach the 120-degrees Fahrenheit mark on Tuesday or Wednesday, followed by a slow decline in temperatures in days to come. Read more...More about Science, Weather, California, Global Warming, and Climate Change