13 states from Texas to Kentucky within the South are underneath warmth alerts at present with some areas anticipating the warmth index to rise to 115 Fahrenheit.
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It has already been a particularly sizzling week for these in locations like Laredo, Texas, which set a document of 109 levels on Monday, and Galveston, Texas, tying its personal document with an in a single day temperature of 86 levels.
Extra scorching warmth continues within the South at present as 13 states are underneath warmth alerts.
In the meantime, extra warmth alerts have been issued within the Southwest and California in areas like Phoenix, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, and Sacramento, the place temperatures are all anticipated to exceed triple digits.
Excessive temperatures are anticipated to surpass 115 levels in some areas.
The Midwest, in the meantime, has been struggling by way of a interval of heavy rainfall and extreme storms.
St. Louis recorded 2.68 inches of rainfall in a single day — a document for the town — whereas a lot of streets and neighborhoods had been flooded, stranding some individuals of their properties.
Extreme storms proceed this morning within the Midwest and will produce damaging winds and flash flooding.
This afternoon and night may see the extreme storm menace transfer away from the Midwest and into the mid-Atlantic and Tennessee Valley areas with alerts of potential flash flooding and remoted tornadoes.
Extreme storms are anticipated throughout a lot of the Tennessee Valley and Mid-Atlantic areas.
A flash flood watch has been issued for japanese Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and elements of New Jersey, the place as much as three inches of rain may fall this afternoon in only a matter of hours.