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Historic heat waves scorch southern US, temperatures soar.

Historic heat waves scorch southern US, temperatures soar.

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

Now, in the Desert Southwest, the actual high temperatures have been parked well above 110 degrees. Track the heat wave here with automatically-updating maps to keep you up to date.

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:

How hot is it in the Desert Southwest right now?

How hot will the Southwest US get today?

Who set a record high temperature yesterday?


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