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El Paso incinerates heat record as temp soars to a blazing 106 degrees

EL PASO, Texas - El Paso incinerated the city's prior high temperature record for this date, as the heat soared to a blazing 106 degrees late Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

The 106-degree temp was recorded at El Paso International Airport, the city's official NWS monitoring station, at 4:32 p.m.

"This smashes the daily record of 103 set in 2002," the weather service tweeted. "It's also the latest occurrence of 105+ degrees on record in El Paso."

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