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Life-Threatening Heat Wave Slamming West Coast

A dangerous record-breaking heatwave is raging through the West Coast, causing canceled flights and fires in much of California and its surrounding states.

Las Vegas could match its all-time record high of 117 degrees this weekend. An airport in Colorado had a high of 107 degrees, breaking the previous record of 106 from 2005. The Oregon Oregon medical examiner’s office released a statement, confirming 83 people have died as a result of the heat.

It was 100 degrees in Sacramento and Death Valley recorded a high temperature of 130 degrees.

“Do not put yourself, nor first responders in danger this weekend,” a tweet read out.

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A statewide “flex alert,” which is a call for electricity conservation, was extended to Saturday in the face of high heat and a wildfire in southeastern Oregon.

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Stephen Michael is a Political Correspondent based in the United States. He has reached a global audience with his coverage of the 2020 Election and Trump White House. Michael joins Forward Axis News after spending time with the Project Spurs Network since 2014 and covering reality TV in the UK, Australia, and Canada.

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