Triple-digits predicted through Friday.
Phoenix tops out at 106 degrees, breaking 70-year-old record. (azfamily.com, 5/6/2018)
The previous record high for May 6 was 105 degrees (40.6 degrees Celsius) in 1947.
At 106, it's 14 degrees above normal for the date.
The Salvation Army has activated heat relief stations to provide water and cooling for people.
Maricopa County Department of Public Health officials say there have been nearly 1,000 heat-associated deaths since Arizona's most populous county began its heat surveillance project in 2006.
And it's only early May.
Source: Bob Nachman
ASIA. Kyiv, capital of Ukraine, experiences record heat. (5/5/2018)
NORTH AMERICA. Broken records all over New Jersey. (5/4/2018)
NORTH AMERICA. It eventually reached 90 degrees in Washington DC, setting a new record. (5/3/2018)
ASIA. Nawabshah, Pakistan, sets April 30 record for highest global temperature ever: 122.4 degrees Fahrenheit. (5/3/2018)
NORTH AMERICA. Record-breaking heat at 16 locations in British Columbia. (4/28/2018)
AUSTRALIA. Twin-spin, record-setting heat in Adelaide. (4/25/2018)
EUROPE. Across the Adriatic Sea from Italy, Croatia is broiling in the April heat. (4/24/2018)
EUROPE. Record April heat in northern Italy. (4/24/2018)
NORTH AMERICA. Arizona sets record for warmest 'cold season'. (4/18/2018)
ASIA. It's shaping up to be a broiling hot April in the Indian state of Odisha. (4/17/2018)
NORTH AMERICA. It's shaping up to be a very hot April in the UK. (4/17/2018)