UPDATE: Temperatures reach record high 105 degrees

UPDATE: The temperature in Las Vegas has gotten as high as 105 degrees today, which sets a new record for May 9.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: It's only May and Las Vegas is forecast to have record-breaking high temperatures Wednesday. 

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The high is forecast to be 103 degrees, which would break the previous record of 100 degrees in 2001. The average high on May 9 is 86 degrees.  

Temperatures are also forecast for 103 degrees in Henderson, Centennial Hills and Southern Highlands. It will be a tad cooler in Summerlin at 98 degrees. 

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Fortunately, Wednesday is likely to be the hottest day of the week. Temperatures are expected to drop below the century mark to 97 Thursday and to the mid-80s by the weekend. 

For the latest weather forecast, click here.

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