Weekend heat wave to bake western U.S.

PHOENIX (AP) - As far north as Wyoming and Idaho, temperatures across much of the western United States are expected to soar in the next couple of days.

Forecasters are calling for triple-digit heat in Boise, Idaho through the weekend.

Firefighters are concerned about the forecast in the area where Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona intersect. It calls for lightning but little to no precipitation.

Death Valley in California is forecast to reach 129 degrees, not far off the world-record high of 134 logged there in 1913.


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