Phoenix, Las Vegas, Death Valley break temperature records with millions affected by heat alerts


Luke 21:11 There will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.

Important Takeaways:

  • Phoenix reached a sweltering 113 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday — beating the previous daily record for this time of year of 111 degrees set in 2016
  • Las Vegas set a new record of 111 degrees for June 6, the National Weather Service confirmed
  • In Death Valley, California, thermometers reached 122 degrees, beating the record of 121 set in 1996. The hottest temperature ever recorded in the United States was 134 degrees, at Death Valley in 1913
  • Some 86 million people across the continental United States will face heat of 90 degrees or more on Friday, while in the southwestern states at least 14 million can expect 100 degrees or more.

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