It reached an official 110°F (43°C) at 3:56 pm today. We are in the third day of several consecutive days of an extreme heat watch in southern Nevada. “Extreme Heat” is triggered by temps in excess of 112°F (44.4°C), so you can easily do the ‘reality of the situation’ math.
‘Unofficially’ at 3 pm it reached 111.8°F at the CEMP station near UNLV.
It’s reaching 115+°F (46°C) unofficially.
Midnight Oil has nothing on us when they say “The western desert lives and breathes In forty five degrees” in Beds are Burning.