Across the U.S., record temperatures are forcing us all to stay indoors where there’s AC and water. Even the bugs are trying to get into my house to escape the heat wave. It’s like a mini-quarantine, except the danger comes from being outside at all for an extended time. So, in that spirit, here’s 3 […]
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At least 18 deaths in Phoenix Arizona have been confirmed to be due to the heat wave, with another 69 suspected to be heat-related. Forecasts show the heat spreading across the US and lasting into August.
Even as summer comes to a close, intense heat waves continue to affect Americans nationwide, which means that the most important thing to do is stay hydrated in order to beat the heat. However, sometimes it can be difficult to remember to constantly drink water throughout the day — which is where the crucial element of “eating your water” comes into play.
One person died from heat exposure in New York City after a dangerous
weeklong heat wave, officials said Sunday. According to the NYC Medical examiner, the person died of hyperthermia due to environmental exposure. The patient suffered from pre-existing hypertensive cardiovascular disease and pulmonary emphysema, conditions that contributed to the person’s death.
According to multiple weather reports, a third of the United States population will continue to go through record-breaking temperatures and will be put under heat advisories. ABC News states that a “heat dome” will be anticipated to bring up to 100 degree weather to parts of the south as well as portions of the midwest.