We hit 115 degrees in Tucson which ranked as one of the three hottest days ever recorded. A couple of people died hiking in this heat (a completely preventable death if someone has an ounce of intelligence and knows it's going to kill you hiking when it's 115 degrees). I wanted to get some yard work done this weekend but I decided I didn't have a death wish.
One of the items that Anthony's mom left here when she moved out and we moved in was a vintage outdoor thermometer. (I just looked it up on e-bay and it's worth over a hundred bucks!) It also registered the ridiculously warm day we had. Of course, it's a dry heat.
It also gave us a lovely sunset -- the heat in combination with drifting smoke from a wildfire burning in northern Arizona.
|The Bubble Up thermometer keeping track|
of how hot it got on Sunday June 19th.
|When I shot this photo in the early afternoon|
it had only reached 113 degrees.
That already had broken a record for this date.
|Hot weather and smoke in the air|
gave us a beautiful sunset
in Southern Arizona tonight.