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Weather: Heat shifts, Southwest eyes triple-digit highs

More than 5,000 high temperature records set in past month

U.S. swelters in summer heat.
Heat wave shifts to the West.

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — The central and eastern U.S. will get some relief from a record-setting heat wave this week, as a cold front drops southward, but other parts of the country will see temperatures spike.

The desert Southwest will experience triple-digit temps the next few days, with highs climbing into the 120s in Death Valley and up to 112 degrees in Las Vegas and Phoenix as high pressure shifts westward. Continue reading “Weather: Heat shifts, Southwest eyes triple-digit highs”