PHOENIX — The Southwest will experience a heat wave and possibly record-breaking temperatures starting Wednesday.
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Phoenix and Albuquerque, New Mexico, predicts dangerously hot weather starting on Wednesday. In Arizona, the temperature on Wednesday could reach 109 degrees and hit 112 by Saturday. Albuquerque's weather will go from 80 degrees on Tuesday to 89 the next day, and Las Vegas will see triple-digit temperatures on Wednesday.
The National Weather Service says some records may be broken or tied.
The high so far at the #Tucson Intl airport today has been 98° which is 3° above normal. This breaks a string of 6 straight days of below normal highs. It was nice.— NWS Tucson (@NWSTucson) May 26, 2020
Turning hotter as the week progresses. Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for Thursday thru Saturday. #azwx pic.twitter.com/vI5ruGpoTe