The midafternoon sun beats down on Chris Duraz as he adjusts signals at a road-widening project at North La Cañada Drive and West Orange Grove Road on August 9, 2012.

RON MEDVESCEK / ARIZONA DAILY STAR

Saturday will bring a brief return to near normal temperatures, but the worst is still ahead.

Above normal heat is expected to make a return to the region by Monday and Tuesday, with record highs expected for the area. Get ready for temperatures in the mid to high-90s.

High: 92

Low: 63