The devastating heat wave that struck the southwestern United States this weekend is moving eastward this week.
It is estimated that 230 million people will see temperatures of 90F in the coming days, with 45 million of them having their thermostats triple digit.
About 140 cities will see record-breaking temperatures this week and the heat wave is likely to spread to northern Michigan. Iowa is also expected to suffer from temperatures around 100F.
While Chicago and Minneapolis will see temperatures in the upper 90s in the middle of the week. Windy City has summer advice until June 15.
Indiana is expected to see thundershowers in the mid-90s on Monday, WISHTV reports.
However the hottest day of the week in the Hoosier state will be Tuesday with temperatures in the upper 90s. Those temperatures will remain until Friday when it drops to 80s.
At least one utility company has warned to roll out blackouts that could affect Indiana during the heat wave, WDRB reports. A rolling blackout is a power outage that lasts between 15-30 minutes before rolling in another area.
Neighboring Ohio will see temperatures in the 90s from Tuesday to Thursday.
St. Louis is one of the valley cities where temperatures are expected to reach 110F this week.
In Louisville, Kentucky, temperatures are expected in the upper 90s during the day on Tuesday and only drop to 80 at night. The highs in the city will remain around that level until next Saturday when they fall to 85.
Tennesseans have been warned to expect temperatures in the 90s that will feel like the 100s because of the wind from the Gulf of Mexico causing humidity and creating humidity in the area. Those temperatures will remain until Thursday.
Kansas will see temperatures from mid to upper 90s for the next few days which will feel around 100 to 105F due to humidity.
If 101F hits as expected on Tuesday, St. Louis will also break a record, the previous record was 97F. This week the temperature will be in three digits.
On the east coast, South Carolina will see temperatures between 100F and 105F throughout the week.
Like North Carolina, Charlotte was expected to break the June temperature record, which reached 97 F in 1958.
The relief for the Carolinas in the heat wave will be slightly better with a forecast of 90F for next Saturday.
Current models show that the heat wave is likely to return to the west by the end of next week, although Central Texas will not receive any relief as temperatures in the region will remain close to 100F all week.
According to the weather channel, Phoenix will experience 114F temperature the next day on Thursday. The city hit a record number on Sunday.
The National Weather Service said Los Angeles County would see “potentially dangerous” temperatures in the area again by Thursday. Over the weekend, LA County saw temperatures of 100F in some inland areas.
Meteorologist Jane Varian warned of high temperatures at night that could cause sleep problems.
“When we have overnight temperatures that are too warm, your body may not cool down properly, which in itself can cause complications, but it also sets you less prepared for the heat of the day,” said Varian. .
Over the weekend, more than 70 million Americans were under hot alert after Death Valley in Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver and California posted record temperatures on Saturday, as dangerous and ‘potentially deadly’ heat spread across the Gulf to the southwest of the United States.
Las Vegas set a record for the day set in 1956, with temperatures rising to 109F on Saturday.
Denver, Colorado, reached 100F on Saturday, setting a record for reaching 100F in 2013 for both high temperatures and the earliest calendar days. High temperatures are expected in the region until Tuesday, where conditions will drop to mid-80 Fahrenheit.
Temperatures rose in many US states, causing heat waves. Cities such as Las Vegas, Phoenix and Denver saw record highs last week, while California’s Death Valley also saw cold temperatures. Areas between the Ohio Valley and the Gulf Coast are expected to experience more heat this week
Forecasters are warning of dangerously high temperatures in most parts of the southwestern United States, including Arizona, the interior of Southern California, and Death Valley, as high temperatures have gripped the region. Photo: A woman relaxing in the cool waters of an American river when temperatures rose above 100 F in Sacramento, California.
The recent extreme heat in Phoenix, Arizona has caused more deaths than any other weather-related disaster in the United States, including hurricanes, floods and hurricanes combined. Photo: A pair of mid-day hikers pose for a photo in a rock hole at Papago Park in Phoenix on Friday.
Temperatures in most parts of southeastern California reached three points on Saturday afternoon, reaching a record high of 1122F in Death Valley.
Extreme heat warnings and heat warnings were also issued for the southeastern desert, passing through the Central Valley of Northern California.
The National Weather Service also forecast temperatures around 114F in the Palm Springs and around 100F in the San Joaquin Valley and Sacramento area.
The heat was expected to extend to the interior of the San Francisco Bay Area, but most of California’s coastal areas remained free of hot springs.
Some parts of the Ohio Valley, south and Death Valley have seen warmer temperatures in many parts of the country.
The National Weather Service reported 113 F (45 degrees Celsius) in Phoenix last year, one degree lower than the 1918 record.
Extreme temperatures are expected in the states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California as temperatures hit three degrees last week.
San Francisco has maintained its warm, cool climate, although many inland locations not far from the Gulf region have exceeded 100F (38C).
They have urged the public to limit outdoor activities.
Parts of New Mexico and Texas also saw temperatures reach three points over the weekend, which is likely to expand sharply next week.
During the heat wave, Texas electricity consumption broke all-time records, according to the Texas Tribune. Despite high usage, no major power outages have been reported in the state.
Albuquerque saw record-high 100F on Friday and will be flirting in the high 90s for the rest of the week.
Phoenix could observe temperatures as high as 110Fon on Sunday, while cities such as San Antonio, Houston, Dallas and Austin will also be in three digits. Some parts of Nebraska are also expected to reach 100 to 105F.
Next week, the Ohio Valley and Central America will see temperatures rise to 100F (38C), possibly 105F (40C). Photo: National Weather Service Warning for the Northern Plate, Nebraska Region
On Thursday, the weather in Phoenix could reach 113F, the hottest temperature ever recorded in the region – 122Fin is only nine degrees colder than in 1990, according to the AZ family.
The Ohio Valley has also seen temperatures rise 20 to 30 degrees above normal and crossed 90F after a severe storm this weekend.
Columbus, Charleston and Indianapolis will see at least 95 to 100F highs on Monday, while St. Louis and Kansas City could also reach 100F.
A similar situation is expected in the region, as well as in most parts of the Midwest, until Wednesday.
Summer is part of the normal summer routine in the desert, but weather forecasters say that doesn’t mean people should feel comfortable.
Extreme heat causes more deaths in the United States than in other weather-related disasters, including hurricanes, floods, and hurricanes.
Meteorologists advise people in these affected areas to drink more water than usual during extreme summers.
It is also advisable to wear a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses. Wearing black clothes is not recommended as black clothes often send heat to the skin, which makes a person hot.
Scientists have predicted more frequent and intense heat waves in the future due to climate change and deeper droughts.