Heith Giebel, 50, with his dog Pepper takes a break on the street of Broadway before he bikes to a gas station to buy more water.The temperature hit 116 degrees in Phoenix on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.Whitey Hurst, 50, takes a swig from a cold bottle of water given to him by the Red Shield Survival Squad of the Salvation Army, a mobile truck that travels the streets of Phoenix with employees handing out water to those in need on days of unbearable heat.Jowan Thornton (right) of the Red Shield Survival Squad of the Salvation Army hands water to a man in a Phoenix park (who did not want to be identified).Temperatures are expected to climb significantly in the next few days.Earlier Monday, the airline had announced cancellation of 20 flights, including some on Monday, when the temperature reached 118.American said it expects no cancellations on Wednesday because the high temperature is forecast at 116.The right engine of a Southwest Airlines 737 appears to melt off the wing from the mirage of heat rising from the runway as the plane lands at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as the temperature hit 119 degrees on June 20, 2017.
During a break in a benefit carwash, Christopher Cañez, 19, watches as his family member, Andrea Ortiz, 18, sprays her nephew Carlos Garcia, 8, in Tucson on June 18, 2017, as they try to raise funeral funds for their nana, Carmen Flores, as temperatures are expected to climb significantly in the next few days.
A mobile Salvation Army truck travels the streets of Phoenix with employees handing out water to those in need on days of unbearable heat.
Jowan Thornton, right, of the Red Shield Survival Squad of the Salvation Army, hands water to Terry Reck, 59, near a Phoenix park.
A third straight day of scorching heat across the Southwest didn't deter hikers from hitting the trails in the Phoenix area on Wednesday, where rangers were deployed to warn them of the dangers and make sure they stay hydrated.
(June 21) Jowan Thornton of the Salvation Army Red Shield Survival Squad, an outreach that uses a mobile truck to deliver cold water to homeless suffering in the Phoenix heat, hits the streets on a record-breaking day, June 20, 2017.
A display at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport shows cancelled American Airlines flights on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.