Monday, October 20th, 2014

Warning Still In Effect As Heat Wave Continues

Hot-Weather-HeatHigh temperatures are bringing discomfort to much of the Southwest as many parts of the region are coming off record-breaking heat days and bracing for more sizzling temperatures. 

Six half-marathon runners in Southern California were hospitalized Sunday for heat-related illnesses.  

Saturday earlier, paramedics responding to a Nevada home without air conditioning found an elderly man dead. 

Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Larry Nunez says Phoenix has not seen any deaths that were classified as heat-related, but emergency workers have received 98 heat-related calls within metro Phoenix since Friday morning. 

Today’s high in Yuma is expected to hit 113 and 112 for Tuesday.  Excessive Heat Warnings will remain in effect through Tuesday.

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