A potentially record-breaking heat wave is melting parts of the Southwest. Check out some of the hottest U.S. temperatures on record by state as recorded by the U.S. National Climatic Data Center.
17. (tie) Washington -- 118 degrees (Aug. 5, 1961)
17. (tie) Nebraska -- 118 degrees (July 24, 1936)
17. (tie) Missouri -- 118 degrees (July 14, 1954)
17. (tie) Iowa -- 118 degrees (July 20, 1934)
17. (tie) Idaho -- 118 degrees (July 28, 1934)
17. (tie) Colorado -- 118 degrees (July 11, 1888)
11. Oregon -- 119 degrees (Aug. 10, 1898)
10. (tie) Texas -- 120 degrees (Aug. 12, 1936)
10. (tie) South Dakota -- 120 degrees (July 15, 2006)
10. (tie) Oklahoma -- 120 degrees (June 27, 1994)
10. (tie) Arkansas -- 120 degrees (Aug. 10, 1936)
6. (tie) North Dakota -- 121 degrees (July 6, 1936)
6. (tie) Kansas -- 121 degrees (July 24, 1936)
4. New Mexico -- 122 degrees (June 27, 1994)
3. Nevada -- 125 degrees (June 29, 1994)
2. Arizona -- 128 degrees (June 29, 1994)
1. California -- 134 degrees (July 10, 1913)
A Buellton couple has been catering out of the Santa Ynez valley for over a decade and they've become popular for serving some interesting dishes at their restaurant they opened last year.
Beatriz Milan-Absalon, 20, died from injuries she sustained Saturday morning from a hit-and-run incident on Blosser Road.
Santa Maria police are looking for two suspects who robbed two different convenience stores.
Several Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputies and a helicopter were called to the Kmart parking lot and surrounding businesses when two suspected shoplifters took off towards Hollister Ave. this afternoon.
Single use plastic bags will become illegal next July after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law enacting a new statewide ban.
Big sprawling green lawns in the middle of an exceptional drought, along with the increase in water tankers in Montecito and Carpinteria have led to complaints lately.
Public assistance was requested to help locate an at-risk, missing, Carpinteria resident.
The body of a Los Osos woman was discovered in the Nevada Desert, and the Sheriff's Department in Nye County, Nevada is now trying to put the pieces together surrounding the death.
Ventura City and County Fire is working to put out a brush fire in the area of Harmon Canyon located near Foothill Road and Kimball Road.
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