“Interestingly, it could happen again Sunday, and perhaps even Monday as well,” adds CNN. But they also report that nearly a tenth of all Americans are now facing a hot weekend:
More than 30 million people in the West are under excessive heat alerts. The heat alerts stretch from northern Washington state down to the Arizona/Mexico border. Grand Junction, Colorado, set a new all-time temperature record of 107 on Friday. Las Vegas tied its all-time temperature record of 117 degrees on Saturday. Fresno, California, could also near its all-time temperature record of 115 degrees on Sunday.
But none of these quite compares to the staggering 130 in Death Valley — 13 degrees above normal.
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