Desert Southwest Could Reach Scorching 121 DegreesAn excessive heat warning has been issued through Wednesday evening
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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through Wednesday evening for parts of eastern California, Arizona and Nevada, where daytime temperatures could reach 115 to 121 degrees.
Temperatures are expected to remain uncomfortably high in the evening too, with minimum temperatures forecast to be 88 to 98 degrees.
121 degrees is hot, but it could be even hotter. On this day in 1913, Death Valley set the record for the hottest day ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere, reaching a sizzling 134 degrees.
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