An Excessive Heat Warning for the Tri-State Area began over the weekend, and local residents fried eggs on the pavement during the hot temps. While the air temp was 114 at 3pm, RiverScene Magazine co publisher Jillian Danielson was able to cook an egg on the pavement to a ground temp of 160 degrees in eight minutes.

Here is the press release from the Las Vegas National Weather Service:

The Excessive Heat Warning for the Mojave Desert region has been extended from 12 PM today through 8PM Wednesday.
It now appears that the record or near record high temperatures in store today will hold through Wednesday with little variation. No noticeable relief from the excessive heat will be felt until Thursday and Friday when temperatures will trend downward 3-5 degrees each day.

-The Excessive Heat Warning has been extended from 12 PM today through 8 PM Wednesday
-Elevations below 4,000 feet in the Mojave Desert. – Confidence High
-Extended period of record or near record temps today through Wednesday

Many viewers attempted to cook egggs on the sidewalk after a challenge was issued by RSM. Here is the photo gallery from viewers attempts on Saturday. If you would like to submit your photos from Sunday’s attempt, post them on our Facebook page, along with the time you started and time it took to cook on

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