An excessive heat warning is in effect for Phoenix through Thursday. Temperatures could get as high as 111 degrees. Increased temperatures can be especially harmful for pets, children and the elderly. These temperatures can also wreak havoc on home and car air conditioners, which means big business for repair technicians.
Construction begins Wednesday on a new permanent steel gate dam at Tempe Town Lake. The city of Tempe is building a permanent steel gate dam. As KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez reports, the city is replacing the temporary structure that’s been there since 2010, when the original dam gave way.