By NBC News
June 17, 2016

If you live in Arizona, California or Nevada, watch out for temperatures as high as 120 degrees in the next few days.

That is not a typo.

Excessive heat warnings are in effect beginning this weekend until as late as next Wednesday for the southern half of Arizona, much of Southern California and a tiny slice at the southernmost tip of Nevada.

Those happen to be areas where out-of-control wildfires will only be fueled by the approaching heat.

Cities in the mercury-popping warning area include Phoenix and Tucson in Arizona; Los Angeles, San Diego, Anaheim and Palm Springs in California…

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