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

docketman

It was 117 in Goodyear.

azrider

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.

robertscomputer

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

ObeyLaws

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

nutsplash

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**

RecycleTheGOP

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

BlahBlah

Ageism. It’s just as cute as racism.

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