Phoenix tops out at 106 degrees, breaking 70-year-old record


PHOENIX (AP) — Temperatures in Phoenix have reached a new high, breaking a 70-year-old record.

National Weather Service meteorologists say the desert city hit the 106-degree mark (41 degrees Celsius) just after noon.

With an excessive heat warning in effect, meteorologists predicted Phoenix could hit 108 degrees (42 degrees Celsius) before the afternoon was over. But they say thick clouds kept temperatures down.

Via AZFamily.com
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