With temperatures projected to reach record highs tomorrow and Wednesday, The Republic went out to see how the people of Phoenix were reacting to the heat wave. Sam Caravana/azcentral.com
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The Phoenix Zoo’s Linda Hardwick talks about how both the animal residents and visitors beat the heat on June 19, 2017. Mark Henle/azcentral.com
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Jessie Atencio, assistant director of the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health, talks about a heat-stress campaign, trying to educate businesses on worker safety in the summer months.
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Maricopa County Animal Crimes Unit detectives Frederick Porter and Dee Daniel discuss the importance of shade for animals during the Arizona heat wave.
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Extreme heat facts and tips for coping in Phoenix.
Weldon B. Johnson/azcentral.com
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The heat can kill. When temperatures outside reach 100 degrees, temperatures inside a car can get up to 138 degrees in 5 minutes and 150 degrees in 15 minutes. Here are ideas on how to reduce the risk of forgetting about a child or pet in a hot car.
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It’s a dry heat, right? Not necessarily – find out what other misconceptions people have about our weather in…