Near-record heat expected in southern Nevada, northern Ariz.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Forecasters say near-record temperatures are expected in parts of southern Nevada and northern Arizona over the coming days and they’ve issued an excessive heat warning through Wednesday night.

The National Weather Service says temperatures on Monday at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas and in Mesquite are expected to reach about 110 degrees Fahrenheit. The record at both spots is 111 degrees.

Temperatures at Lake Mead are predicted to be anywhere from 110 to 113 degrees. They’re normally just below triple-digits and the record is 109.

Temperatures in Kingman, Arizona are expected to reach 105 degrees Monday, up from a normal high of about 96.

Forecasters say temperatures should start to drop 3 to 5 degrees around Thursday.

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