110-degree temperatures trigger excessive heat warning in Phoenix

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning after temperatures hit 110 degrees in Phoenix on Monday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning after temperatures hit 110 degrees in Phoenix on Monday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Phoenix should expect a high of 110 through Thursday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Phoenix should expect a high of 110 through Thursday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
It could get as hot as 112 to 115 degrees in the southwest parts of Arizona. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) It could get as hot as 112 to 115 degrees in the southwest parts of Arizona. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Remember to drink plenty of water, stay in shade and wear light, loose-fitting clothing. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Remember to drink plenty of water, stay in shade and wear light, loose-fitting clothing. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
The excessive heat warning is in effect from Tuesday until Thursday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The excessive heat warning is in effect from Tuesday until Thursday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning after temperatures hit 110 degrees in Phoenix on Monday.

The excessive heat warning is in effect from Tuesday until Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Phoenix should expect a high of 110 through Thursday but it could get as hot as 112-115 degrees in the southwest parts of Arizona.

The National Weather Service recommends drinking plenty of water and taking frequent breaks if you are outside, try avoiding outdoor activities during the afternoon, and wear light, loose-fitting clothing.

Most importantly, take care of kids, pets and the elderly during extreme times of heat.

The Salvation Army is reacting to the warning by activating 14 heat-relief stations across metro Phoenix for cooling and hydration.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report

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