Broiling heat returns to metro Phoenix on Tuesday, with temperatures expected to reach 110 degrees, forecasters said, the hottest it’s been in over a month.
An excessive heat warning will go into effect at 10 a.m. Tuesday and end at 8 p.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.
“We will have above-normal heat for the next seven days,” Sean Benedict, a meteorologist with the weather bureau’s Phoenix office, told KTAR News 92.3 FM early Tuesday.
“Normal this time of year is around 104 degrees.The norm looks to be taking a break this week. Wednesday’s high is leaning toward 107 degrees, Thursday 106, Friday 107 and Saturday 108. Overnight lows range in the mid-80s.
“We’ve canceled drills, we’re asking [our] people to stay inside, hydrate up and be ready for some of these trail rescues that we’re going to have possibly today,” he said to KTAR News on Tuesday.