News 88.9 KNPR
Classical 89.7 KCNV

member station


Truly Hot Weather Arrives Ahead Of Summer In The West

Nevada, Arizona and parts of California have been experiencing extreme heat and high temperatures, and the trend is expected to continue for the next few days. Temperatures in Phoenix are predicted to reach 115 degrees and may break records.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Jen Carfagno (@JenCarfagno), meteorologist and host of “America’s Morning Headquarters” at The Weather Channel, about the extreme heat in the West.

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit

Support comes from

You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for.  If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.