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Heat wave to hit the Southwest

PHOENIX — The Southwest will experience a heat wave and possibly record-breaking temperatures starting Wednesday.

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Phoenix and Albuquerque, New Mexico, predicts dangerously hot weather starting on Wednesday.

In Arizona, the temperature on Wednesday could reach 109 degrees (43 degrees Celsius) and hit 112 (44 degrees Celsius) by Saturday.

Albuquerque’s weather will go from 80 degrees (27 degrees Celsius) on Tuesday to 89 (32 degrees Celsius) the next day, and Las Vegas will see triple-digit temperatures on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service says some records may be broken or tied.