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Two die in California due to extreme heat

2 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Wednesday, June 21 2017 Jun 21, 2017 June 21, 2017 10:11 PM June 21, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
PHOENIX - Authorities in California say two elderly people died because of an extreme heat wave scorching the Southwest U.S.
  
Santa Clara County officials say a 72-year-old man and an 87-year-old woman died Monday in San Jose, where temperatures reached 94 degrees.
  
Officials said in a statement Wednesday one of the two was homeless and lived in a car.
  
Santa Clara County spokeswoman Marina Hinestrosa says she can't provide any other information on the people who died due to health privacy laws.
  
A National Weather Service heat advisory is in effect until Thursday at 9 p.m.
  
Santa Clara County is forecast to get high temperatures ranging from 90 to 100 degrees.

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