SUSTAINABILITY How to survive Arizona heat: Carry umbrellas, wear gloves and hunt shade A woman covers her face while waiting for light rail in a spot of shade in Tempe. (Photo by Devin Conley/ Crokite News) Jesus Quinonez takes a shade break from his construction work on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University as temperatures stretched to 109 degrees. (Photo by Devin Conley/Cronkite News) Light rail worker Harley Davis says he wears gloves, sunglasses, and a hat for protection on days of extreme heat. (Photo by Devin Conley/ Cronkite News) Janine John makes sure to pack a water bottle and carry an umbrella when she walks to work in Tempe. (Photo by Devin Conley/ Cronkite News) By Devin Conley | Cronkite News Wednesday, June 21, 2017 As record heat continued to plague the Valley, Tempe residents and workers found ways to survive triple-digit temperatures.