June 11 has been declared a 13 First Alert Action Day because of extreme heat.
An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the Las Vegas valley and surrounding areas. The heat warning is in effect from 10 a.m. Tuesday until to 8 p.m. Wednesday. READ ALERT .
The National Weather Service is predicting that high temps will range from 104 to 107 on Tuesday and Wednesday for the Las Vegas area. Pahrump can expect highs between 103 and 107 for the same time period and it will be a very toasty 115 to 120 in Death Valley.
It is 100 degrees in Las Vegas. Reporter Nina Porciuncula is working on a heat story for the 5 & 6 p.m. newscasts. She headed to a local splash pad and playground to check out the conditions.
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