The desert Southwest and Phoenix is expected to experience a record-breaking heat wave during the week of June 19, 2017 with temperatures greater than 120 degrees. So what's the warmest it's ever been in Michigan?

You have to go back to the summer of 1936 and the worst heatwave on record in the United States to find Michigan's hottest ever weather recording.

Two communities in Michigan hit 112 degrees on July 13, 1936, Stanwood in Mecosta County and Mio in Oscoda County.

Kalamazoo, and countless other cities across America, saw it's all-time record high during the July 1936 heatwave. Kalamazoo's all time record for heat is 109 degrees.

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