Jun 19, 2016

Heat scorches the Southwest, leaving some dead, injured

Phoenix, AZ
Pinal County, AZ
USA
by
Associated Press
Hotel guests cool off at the pool at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Paradise Valley, Ariz., on Sunday, June 19, 2016. States in the Southwest are in the midst of a summer heat wave as a high pressure ridge bakes Arizona, California and Nevada with extreme, triple-digit temperatures. Photo: Anna Johnson, AP
Hotel guests cool off at the pool at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Paradise Valley, Ariz., on Sunday, June 19, 2016. States in the Southwest are in the midst of a summer heat wave as a high pressure ridge bakes Arizona, California and Nevada with extreme, triple-digit temperatures. Photo: Anna Johnson, AP

Firefighters in north Phoenix rescued a 28-year-old woman who became unresponsive while mountain biking with friends in the morning. She was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

In neighboring Pinal County, a 25-year-old Phoenix man died Saturday of heat exposure while hiking