Excessive heat warning through Friday

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PHOENIX -- The excessive heat warning for the greater Phoenix-area remains in effect until 8 p.m. Friday.

The National Weather Service in Phoenix says the warning covers the south-central Arizona deserts of Maricopa County and north-central Pinal County.

Daytime temperatures Thursday should range from 109 to 114 degrees.

Overnight temperatures will like be from 85 to near 90 degrees Through Friday.

Forecasters urge everyone to drink lots of water, stay in the shade and perform outdoor tasks early in the morning.

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