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Excessive heat warning issued in Las Vegas area

July 29, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas area could see its hottest days of the year this week.

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning Monday for the Las Vegas Valley, where the mercury could rise to as high as 113 degrees (45 degrees Celsius) in some places.

Forecasters are warning residents to drink water frequently and limit time spent outdoors.

The temperature is expected to cool down to the upper 90s by Wednesday, when there is a slight chance of rain or thunderstorms.

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