Hot and dry for next few days

From NWS:

The upper level pattern to start the first full week of September features
an intensifying ridge in the West with a pair of upper troughs tracking
across the northeastern quarter of the Lower 48. The hottest temperatures
will be centered over the western third of the country with high temp
departures ranging between 10-20 degrees above normal. Some locations in
the Desert Southwest are under Excessive Heat Warnings due to daytime
highs forecast to range anywhere from 105-115F with some spots even
surpassing 115F. Heat Advisories are also in effect for much of
California's Great Valley and a large chunk of Southern California. By
Tuesday the heat continues to build even more in the Great Basin and
Intermountain West where a handful of daily record high temps could be
tied and/or broken. The large area of high pressure aloft will keep the
West dry as well, meaning little relief is expected to come for ongoing
wildfires. In fact, there are Elevated Risks for favorable fire weather
conditions in the northern Rockies and High Plains. Expect large swaths of
wildfire smoke to blanket much of the West and parts of the Plains with
some Air Quality Alerts posted from the West Coast to the Rockies.

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