Laura McAlpine, of Scotland takes a picture of the thermometer at the Furnace Creek resort in Death Vally National Park Friday, June 28, 2013 in Furnace Creek, Calif. Excessive heat war

 

              Laura McAlpine, of Scotland takes a picture of the thermometer at the Furnace Creek resort in Death Vally National Park Friday, June 28, 2013 in Furnace Creek, Calif. Excessive heat war
Laura McAlpine, of Scotland takes a picture of the thermometer at the Furnace Creek resort in Death Vally National Park Friday, June 28, 2013 in Furnace Creek, Calif. Excessive heat warnings will continue for much of the Desert Southwest as building high pressure triggers major warming in eastern California, Nevada, and Arizona. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)