Brutal Heat Grips More Than Half Of The United States
More than half of the mainland United States has been engulfed by extreme temperatures and high humidity this week.
The National Weather Service has said the “widespread and dangerous” heatwave will continue into the weekend.
The heat index, a measurement of how hot it feels when accounting for humidity, is expected to soar to 110 degrees Farenheit in many cities.
According to HuffPost, as of Thursday, 154 million Americans were under heat advisories or warnings.