Excessive heat is the No. 1 weather killer in the United States and it’s at its most dangerous when it doesn’t cool down at night.
Americans this week will get a reprieve from the stifling heat that has blanketed much of the country as temperatures begin approaching normal from the Midwest to the East Coast.
A combination of record-high temperatures and temperatures continuing to climb through the weekend has local cooling centers working overtime. Whether you are still without power or desperately just in need of a place to cool off, there is likely a cooling center for you nearby.
The Department of Parks and Recreation announced it will be extending pool hours at select pools for the remainder of the week.
A weekend without electricity was already trying for millions in the sweltering, storm-swept mid-Atlantic region. But Monday morning brings another grim challenge when many embark on a difficult commute over roads with darkened stoplights and likely mass-transit delays.
Violent evening storms following a day of triple-digit temperatures wiped out power to more than 2 million customers across the eastern United States and caused at least five fatalities.
It’s going to be a scorcher again for Washington, D.C., as it cleans up from Friday’s deadly storms that left millions without power.
The unruly heat in the last week has brought us into the full swing of Summer: thick, humid air, broken AC units, booming thunder storms. See why we could break a record high temperature later today and what’s in store for the weekend.
You won’t need a calendar to mark the start of summer in the northeastern U.S.
An intense heat wave is making its way across the mid-Atlantic region, and officials are warning residents and visitors to remain cool and hydrated.