The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Heat dome scorches Southwest

Start your day with the latest weather news. A life-threatening heat wave is baking the Southwest. Possible record-setting temperatures and triple-digit heat index readings are becoming problematic from California to Texas.

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Heat dome smothers Southwest

Triple-digit temperatures and life-threatening heat index readings are becoming problematic Wednesday as a sprawling area of high pressure, known as a heat dome, is parked across the Southwest. Excessive Heat Warnings have been issued in California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Texas.

Heat alerts are in effect for several states in the Southwest.
(FOX Weather)


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