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The Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service has been extended through 10 p.m. Thursday, April 30. The NWS is estimating some record-breaking temperatures for April. They say daytime highs could be 20 degrees above normal for this time of year.

Stay hydrated and drink lots of water. If possible, stay in the shade or indoors with air conditioning. Limit outdoor physical activities to the early morning hours.

From the NWS:

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM PDT /8 AM

MST/ TUESDAY TO 10 PM PDT /10 PM MST/ THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures expected

to be around 20 degrees above normal. Some areas will likely

exceed April records.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest Arizona, southeast California

and southern Nevada.

* WHEN...From 8 AM PDT /8 AM MST/ Tuesday to 10 PM PDT /10 PM

MST/ Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the

potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those

working or participating in outdoor activities such as hiking,

biking, or jogging.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Forecast high temperatures for Las Vegas,

Mesquite, Pahrump, Barstow, Morongo Valley will range from 97

to 103, for Kingman from 93 to 97 and for Death Valley

National Park from 108 to 112.

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