Dangerous heat wave in western U.S.

Associated Press
A Salt lake City fireman pours a cold bottle of water over the head of fireman Cary Turner after battling a house fire Thursday, June 26, 2013, in Salt lake City. Temperatures in Utah are approaching record highs and a heat advisory will be in effect for central and western parts of southern Utah through the weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the western two-thirds of the state. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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Excessive heat warnings will continue for much of the Desert Southwest as building high pressure triggers major warming in eastern California, Nevada, and Arizona.

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