Excessive heat warning for Pahrump through Monday
The National Weather Service said Death Valley National Park hit 128 degrees, breaking the old record of 122 for the date set in 1917.
The National Weather Service announced an excessive heat warning for Pahrump and surrounding communities through Monday evening.
High temperatures are forecast to reach 107 on Sunday and Monday until 9 p.m., according to the weather service. Some areas could reach up to 110 degrees in Southern Nevada.
For those traveling to Death Valley, expect to see temperatures up to 121 degrees on Sunday.
The weather service is reminding people to drink plenty of fluids and stay out of the sun. People should also try and stay in air conditioning and make sure to check on relatives and neighbors.
Also, pets and children should never be left unattended in vehicles in any circumstance.
Temperatures are set to decrease starting on Tuesday. Also, a chance of precipitation begins on Tuesday and through Friday for Pahrump.