TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is reminding the community to take caution when temperatures are elevated.
The department said search and rescue crews rescued a hiker in northeast Tucson, near Tanque Verde Ranch Tuesday afternoon.
Hospital officials reported that the hiker’s internal temperature was 104.7 degrees.
According to Meteorologist Shea Sorenson, temperatures could be record-breaking Wednesday afternoon. There is an Excessive Heat Warning in effect.
Temperatures on Thursday could climb to 108-110°, with the record standing at 110° in 2015. Be sure to limit your time outdoors the next few days, especially between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.
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