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Maricopa weather is heading right back to an excessive heat warning for Labor Day weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Today is sunny with an expected high of 106 degrees F. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 81.

Friday, just in time for home football games by Maricopa High School and Sequoia Pathway, another excessive heat warning is in place from 10 a.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday as the high temperature soars to 110. The nighttime low will only get down to 82, and relative humidity is expected to be over 40 percent.

Saturday is forecast to be sunny and a little hotter, with an expected high of 111. The night may be partly cloudy with a low around 81. Excessive heat leads to an increase in heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Heat stroke has already been deadly in Pinal County this month. Please take precautions to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.

Sunday, the heat eases off slightly, with a high near 108 under sunny skies. Overnight, there is a 20-percent chance of showers and a low around 79.

Labor Day is forecast to be mostly sunny with a high near 106 followed by an evening that has a 20-percent chance of rain. That leads into a week of temperatures below 107 and continued possibilities for rain.

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