Extreme heat in the southwestern United States, record high temperature ever “life-threatening” official warning | Reuters

On June 16th, many parts of the southwestern United States have been hit by intense heat for the past three days, setting record highs in each region. Photo taken in California last August (2021 Reuters / Mike Blake)

[Los Angeles, 16th Reuters]–Many parts of the southwestern United States have been hit by intense heat over the past three days, setting record highs in each region. The authorities have issued a heat wave warning, and power saving is being called for because the demand for electricity has increased due to the rapid increase in the use of air conditioners.

Eric Seaning, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service, said the heat wave is waning in northern states such as Montana and Idaho, but will continue to rise in California and parts of the southwest. Indicated.

“There is a long-term heat wave in the west. From the southwest to California, temperatures will still rise later in the week,” he said.

In Salt Lake City, Utah, temperatures reached 107 degrees Fahrenheit (42 degrees Celsius) on the 15th, the highest since the record began in 1894. On the same day in Phoenix, Arizona, it recorded a record 115 degrees Fahrenheit. Needles, California, in the Mojave Desert near the border between Nevada and Arizona, rose to 121 degrees Fahrenheit, the highest ever in Thailand.

The National Weather Service issues a heat wave warning throughout the west. He warned that the situation was dangerous and could be life-threatening. As of the afternoon of the 16th, no deaths due to the heat wave have been reported.

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