heat wave in the city and hand showing thermometer for high temperature
Forecasters are warning Las Vegas residents to be careful venturing outside as the area is expected to see triple-digit temperatures.
The National Weather Service has extended an excessive heat
warning for the Southwest this week with temps as much as 15 degrees above
Meteorologist Trevor Boucher told the Las Vegas
Review-Journal that people tired of being under coronavirus-driven quarantine
may want to go hiking despite the unseasonable heat. Las Vegas is anticipating
a high of 102 degrees on Wednesday, which would be the first 100-degree day in
Las Vegas for the month of April.
The previous record high for April was 99 degrees back in
Boucher advises those going outdoors to drink lots of water
and not to overdo it.