4 Hikers Die in Arizona as Record-Breaking Heat Scorches Southwestern US

By Jordan Root – AccuWeather

Heat will continue to plague the southwestern United States early this week after a brutal weekend that led to at least four deaths.

Four hikers died in separate incidents in Arizona where temperatures soared to record levels in some areas. One man is still unaccounted for in Ventana Canyon in Pima County, near Tucson.

Pima County police issued a statement encouraging people to limit physical activities during “extreme temperatures.”

The heat also led to some travel delays. Minutes before landing in Phoenix on Sunday, a Mesa Airlines flight was forced to turn back to its departure point in Houston due to the heat.

Continue reading at AccuWeather: 4 Hikers Die in Arizona as Record-Breaking Heat Scorches Southwestern US

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s