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It Might Be 116 Degrees in Phoenix Wednesday. Not Cool, Mother Nature...Not Cool

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Maricopa County, advising residents that the temperature for much of the week will be in excess of 110 degrees -- which completely f***ing sucks.

The mercury hit 113 degrees today -- which is pretty hot for this time of year. In fact, it's a record -- the old record for August 22, was 111 degrees.

The bad news: it's only gonna get hotter.

The temperature for tomorrow is expected to be about 115 degrees, which would beat the current heat record of 112 degrees for August 23 in metro-Phoenix.

On Wednesday, it could potentially hit 116 degrees -- also a record.

Good news for Thursday, Valley dwellers: Phoenix is expected to have a bit of a cold spell. By "cold," we mean it's expected "only" to be 113 degrees outside.

As the heat index continues to rise, so does our pissed off index -- we've had it with burning ourselves on our seat belts and we're ready for a nice, Arizona "winter."

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