"Heat Wave: Death Valley Hits 128 Degrees -- Or Is It 129?"
"FURNACE CREEK--Blame it on dueling thermometers. The National Weather Service thermometer recorded a peak temperature at 4 p.m. Sunday of 128 degrees in Death Valley National Park, which ties the record for the hottest June day anywhere in the U.S."
"The National Park Service thermometer – 200 yards away – recorded a temperature of 129.9, which shatters the record for June."
SEE ALSO:Source: LA Times, 07/01/2013