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    Heat wave pushes Western US near record temperatures

    Phoenix, which reached 116 on Friday, was forecast to hit nearly 120 -- only two degrees short of a record.Temperatures are also expected to soar across Utah and into Wyoming and Idaho, with triple-digit heat forecast for the Boise area. Cities in Washington state that are better known for cool, rainy weather should break the 90s next week."This is the hottest time of the year, but the temperatures that we'll be looking at for Friday through Sunday, they'll be toward the top," said weather service meteorologist Mark O'Malley. "It's going to be baking hot across much of the entire West."If Death Valley reaches 128 degrees, it would be just shy of the 134-degree mark set a century ago as the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth.
    Western USA staggers under near-record temps

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    Gotta love Phoenix. My son said it was 117 today, but still ran a fitness class at 7am. Superior Effort Circuit Training.
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    It's 79 here. I think I'm going to die. Uggg
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    It's 79 here. I think I'm going to die. Uggg
    You ain't kidding! We have forest fires too so it's hazy and smokey. Every fan in the house is on full blast. It's nearly 140 degrees warmer than our coldest day this winter.

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