Jun 20, 2016

Deadly Western Heat to Ease After Two Days of Broken Records

Burbank, CA
USA
by
Mark Chediak and Ryan Collins
,
Bloomberg
A home builder works at sunrise on Monday, June 20, in Gilbert, Arizona, in an effort to beat the rising temperatures. Photo: Matt York / AP
A home builder works at sunrise on Monday, June 20, in Gilbert, Arizona, in an effort to beat the rising temperatures. Photo: Matt York / AP

Residents of Southern California and the Southwest were looking for a break after some of the hottest weather in decades had utilities warning of potential power failures and cities opening pools and cooling centers to those in need of relief