Heat Wave Continues to Bake West

The record-breaking heat throughout the Southwest continued Sunday with temperatures climbing well into the 110s and even 120s -- part of extreme weather that has already caused at least one suspected heat-related death, NBC News reported. In Furnace Creek — one of the hottest places on Earth — temperatures could indeed hit 130 degrees on Sunday, according to the Weather Service. “If it does hit 130, that would be the hottest it’s been in a century,” Chris Stachelski, a meteorologist with the Weather Service in Las Vegas, told NBC News. Saturday saw a slew of weather records broken, Weather.com reported. Phoenix recorded its fourth-hottest day in history with a temperature of 119 degrees and Las Vegas saw the temperature shoot up to 115 degrees, leaving one man dead and another hospitalized.

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