Four people are dead in Arizona amid a dangerous, ongoing heat wave that’s extending to several Southwest states.
Two hikers died Sunday in Pima County, Arizona, due to heat-related illnesses, the Pima County Sheriff’s Office said. A 28-year-old trainer died from heat exhaustion Sunday after she mountain biked at the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, according to the Phoenix Fire Department said. A man died of heat exposure after hiking the Superstition Mountains Saturday, the Pinal County Sheriff said.
Temperature records were shattered Sunday in dozens of cities in New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California.
Yuma, Arizona, hit 120 degrees; Phoenix, Arizona hit 118 degrees; Palm Springs, California, reached 118 degrees; and Burbank, California, reached 109 degrees.