Phoenix hits 115

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) -- Phoenix just hit 115 degrees, making this officially the hottest day of the year so far.

On Tuesday, it was already 112 degrees by 1 p.m.

The National Weather Service then reported the high temp of 115 at 2 p.m.

[SPECIAL SECTION: Arizona's extreme summer heat]

An excessive heat warning is in place until 8 p.m. Tuesday.

This is dangerous heat, so please use caution and do your best to keep cool. 

[Arizona's Weather Authority forecast here]

As far as storms go, most of them will stay to the east and north of Phoenix.

[SPECIAL SECTION: Arizona monsoon 2019]

Look for an increase in moisture for the end of the week and into the weekend. 

[RELATED: Six ways to keep your electric bills low in the triple-digit heat]


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(8) comments


It was 117 in Goodyear.


you know it's going to get hot. you live in phx, it happens. it's really been a very good summer so far. hopefully the monsoon kicks in when temps get above 110 to bring it down to normal. then in another 8 weeks and we will be fine.


It got hot, in a Hot Minute. [beam]


If Trump hadn't taken us out of the Paris Climate Accord this wouldn't be happening!!!


The in flux of illegals is making Arizona a hotter place, sucking up all the air and resources.

Wayne kenoff

Go tend to your animal po**


Almost like all the 65+ year old republicans draining all of our resources and money. Recycle the plastic!! Its too bad modern medicine continues to keep them around


Ageism. It’s just as cute as racism.

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