Hiker dies in Tall Canyon in triple-digit warmth

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A 57-twelve months-feeble girl died on an 8-mile hike in Tall Canyon Nationwide Park on Sunday, when temperatures topped 100 degrees, park officials talked about.

Park rangers got a call about a hiker in hurt at 6:30 p.m., and when the girl became existing in a a ways flung assert of the park at 1 a.m. she became dull, the Nationwide Park Carrier talked about in an announcement.

She became on an 8-mile hike within the Tuweep assert of Arizona, which is described as a a ways flung jam.

The warmth became effectively over 100 degrees Sunday. A motive dead loss of life is beneath investigation, but the park warned of the hazards of low warmth in an announcement Monday.

A expansive section of the Southwest, at the side of the Tall Canyon assert, became beneath an low warmth warning Monday. The temperature in Phantom Ranch became 114 degrees, the Nationwide Weather Carrier talked about.

The Tall Canyon is beneath the low warmth warning till 8 p.m. Wednesday.

On Monday warmth warnings lined parts of the Southwest, in California, southern Nevada and Arizona, in accordance with the weather service.

Heat could perhaps moreover moreover be lethal on hikes, and warmth-connected conditions are the most widespread motive dead loss of life as a result of weather within the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency and others warn. A mean of 702 individuals die from warmth-connected ailments every twelve months, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Alter and Prevention.

A 14-twelve months-feeble boy and his stepfather died remaining month as they hiked in Huge Bend Nationwide Park in Texas on a day when temperatures had been 119 degrees. The boy fell ill, and his stepfather died after he crashed his vehicle searching to get him abet, park officials talked about.

Phil Helsel

Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC News.

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