Excessive Heat Returns to the West

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6 Aug 2018 11:59 AM
Excessive heat returns for the Southwest and West. The break from the heat seemed brief in the West as another furnace blast is setting in for this week. Excessive Heat Warnings have already been issued in the Southwest, with watches in effect for the Northwest. Triple digits highs will settle across the desert areas, with 90s common throughout most of the rest of the region. Excessive Heat Returns to the West Excessive Heat Returns to the West On Tuesday, record highs are possible in several southwestern cities, including Las Vegas. Even coastal areas like Santa Barbara will see highs well into the 90s. Downtown Los Angeles will approach the century point. Excessive Heat Returns to the West Excessive Heat Returns to the West As the high pressure ridge aloft wiggles to the west and north, the heat will expand into the Northwest. Excessive Heat Warnings have been already issued for Wednesday and Thursday in parts of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon. Excessive Heat Returns to the West Excessive Heat Returns to the West Record highs are already in the forecast for Thursday as the heat bubbles northward. Highs will be well into the 90s and triple digits. Excessive Heat Returns to the West Excessive Heat Returns to the West For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels
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