By Matthew Wright For Dailymail.com
Published: 20:35 BST, 1 August 2020 | Updated: 20:42 BST, 1 August 2020
An 'excessive heat warning' has been issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) for the Southwest United States over the weekend, with record breaking temperatures reaching a record tying 125 degrees in Death Valley National Park on Friday.
The NWS announced on Wednesday that the warnings would apply for parts of S. Nevada, NW Arizona & SE California and advised for people to 'hydrate frequently and limit times outdoors.'
'Strong high pressure aloft will result in a protracted period of VERY hot temps across the deserts,' the NWS Phoenix said on Twitter.
The National Weather Service has issued an executive heat warning for parts of S. Nevada, NW Arizona and SE California
NWS advised folks to avoid strenuous activity and the cancel outdoor activities
The weather service also announced that the Phoenix, Yuma and