Millions continue to experience extreme heat across the Southern U.S.
Millions across the southern tier of the US, from Florida through the Gulf States into Texas and then into the Desert Southwest have been smashing heat records left and right since the calendar flipped to July.
Florida sees extended period of dangerous heat
Florida has had more than two weeks of heat alerts as temperatures have routinely crossed 95 degrees with humidity making days on end feel like anywhere from 105-112 degrees.
Record-breaking heat in Texas
Texas also had a two-week stretch with highs well over 100 and heat index readings crossing 110. The town of Del Rio set a record high for 11 consecutive days. El Paso has been over 100 degrees for a full month.
Extreme temperatures in the Desert Southwest
Current heat conditions in the U.S.
Where are the hottest US temperatures right now?
What state has the hottest feels-like temperature in US right now?
Where are there heat alerts in the U.S. right now?
How hot is it in the Southeast and Florida?
Current forecasted heat index (“feels-like”) temperatures that factor in heat and humidity: