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Excessive heat to smother metro Phoenix this week

Aug 4, 2015, 7:01 AM | Updated: 3:19 pm

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PHOENIX — In a trade that benefits no one in greater Phoenix, excessive heat has replaced monsoon conditions for the next couple of days.

After rain and wind on Friday, the National Weather Service forecast highs of 108 degrees for the middle of this week. Those predictions were quickly revised upward.

The excessive heat warning will be in place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

Hydration stations set up by the Salvation Army will have chilled bottled water and safety information will be available at three locations in Phoenix.

Hydration Station locations:

  • SW corner 16th St. and Jefferson (East Lake Park)
  • NE corner 3rd Ave. and Fillmore
  • 35th Ave. and Roosevelt (Falcon Park )

The stations are staffed by volunteers and are open any day a heat advisory is issued.

Also, all Salvation Army centers will provide water for those in need.

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Excessive heat to smother metro Phoenix this week