Las Vegas felt the same scorching temperatures Wednesday, but this time it didn’t tie the record.
The National Weather Service reported a high temperature of 114 degrees, same as Tuesday but shy of the record 116 degree temperature for July 11, set back in 1959.
Monday’ and Tuesday’s temperatures tied previous heat records for July 9 and 10 at 113 and 114, respectively.
The weather service’s excessive heat warning is in effect until 10 p.m. Wednesday.
The valley is expected to sink below 110 degrees for several days starting Thursday. Temperatures are expected to drop to 109 degrees on Thursday.
But humidity should increase. They are predicting a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms Thursday increasing to 30 percent for Friday and Saturday.