Hot weather coming: Temperatures forecast to approach 120 early next week | News – Arizona News

Hot weather coming: Temperatures forecast to approach 120 early next week | News – Arizona News

BULLHEAD CITY — Officials in the Tri-state are preparing for temperatures to exceed 115 degrees during the weekend and those highs will continue upward. 

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning from 11 a.m. Saturday through 11 p.m. Tuesday. Summer officially arrives at 9:45 p.m. MST on Tuesday.

According to the NWS, the temperature in Bullhead City and Laughlin is expected to reach 113 to 116 degrees on both Saturday and Sunday with highs of 116 to 119 in Mohave Valley and Needles. Monday and Tuesday’s temperatures are expected to climb even further to 118 and 120 degrees respectively in Bullhead City and to 120 to 123 in Mohave Valley and Needles.

It’s possible these conditions could stay around even longer, experts warned, with a high likelihood of an extension of the excessive heat warning or the possibility of a separate warning being declared next week.

There are several places for area residents to go to beat the heat if they don’t have access to air conditioning at home.

Bullhead City residents can go to the Suddenlink Center, 2380 Suddenlink Way, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday. People can also beat the heat at Bullhead City’s Community Pool, 2255 Trane Road, where entry will be free from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 

The Bullhead City Senior Center, 2285 Trane Road, is open Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. Weekday hours remain the same.

The Catholic Charities Day Shelter, 2135 Highway 95, will extend its weekday hours on Monday,…

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