Six half-marathon runners in Southern California were hospitalized Sunday for heat-related illnesses.
Saturday earlier, paramedics responding to a Nevada home without air conditioning found an elderly man dead.
Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Larry Nunez says Phoenix has not seen any deaths that were classified as heat-related, but emergency workers have received 98 heat-related calls within metro Phoenix since Friday morning.
Today’s high in Yuma is expected to hit 113 and 112 for Tuesday. Excessive Heat Warnings will remain in effect through Tuesday.