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Americans brace for heat wave while dealing with COVID-19

"Fay Sams" (2020-08-11)


Sun Belt states already struggling with rising COVID-19 infections and deaths are having to suffer through an extensive heat wave through the weekend and into the early days of the week.

As states like Florida, California and Texas set records on Thursday for the surge in coronavirus, Americans living in the states and others nearby grappled with whether they risked being out in the heat. As of Friday, 10,000 Texans were hospitalized with the disease.

According to the , searing heat will move from the Desert Southwest and Southern Plains and into the Midwest and East into the next week. 

Americans living in the Sun Belt are having to tackle extreme heat as well as a surge in COVID-19 cases. Hermosa Beach in California  Parts of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi have received excessive heat warningsThe National Weather Service (NWS) issued an excessive heat warning from southern and western Arizona into southern Nevada and southeast California. This includes Las Vegas and in Phoenix.  'Dangerously hot conditions' will continue into next Monday for these areas, the NWS shared. When you cherished this article as well as you wish to get more info regarding generously check out our web site.    RELATED ARTICLES



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Parts of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi also received excessive heat warnings.  And heat-related illnesses add to an already stressful time for American's health, as heat stroke and other illnesses are more common during times when people spend extended time outside.   The NWS issued an excessive heat warning from southern and western Arizona into southern Nevada and southeast California Searing heat will move from the Desert Southwest and Southern Plains and into the Midwest and East into the next weekThe heat index neared 110 degrees Fahrenheit in Houston on Friday,