A cold front, which moves the Midwest, will reach the East Coast by Monday, bringing torrential rains and cooler air, according to UN CNB meteorologist Javier Cabrera.
High temperatures this week urged cities in the United States to open cooling centers, issue safety instructions to residents and cancel many outdoor events. The mayor of New York declared an emergency. A death is caused by high temperatures: Former NFL player Mitch Petrus, 32, died of a heat stroke after work outside Thursday during a heating consultation in Arkansas, officials said. Temperatures in the Midwest, which have often moved nearly 80 degrees during the last week. While temperatures on the East Coast and the Midwest may sink to the 70s on Monday, Sunday there is still little heat.
Adverse weather conditions
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The Heat Index has a large part of Middle West feelings, as though it was in the 1990s, while the East Coast faces triple figures – with Washington, DC, the highest of 110.
Although the more central states are cooling off a bit of the moving front, at least 350,000 people are powerless across Michigan due to the heavy weather, according to Poweroutage.US.
Staying Safe in the Last Section
With one day of extreme heat, employees still want people to take steps to stay safe.
Last week, the heat wave stretched from New Mexico to Maine, causing the authorities across the country to quench. warnings and recommendations to help you cope with heat.
Although many people – especially in regions that regularly see higher temperatures – underestimate the dangers of summer heat, annually kill more Americans than any other natural disaster, said Cabrera.
The most vulnerable are the adults, babies, according to a report by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
to reduce these hazards, the report and city authorities recommend that they remain hydrated while avoiding being outside peak heat hours, training medical staff and community members for the symptoms of heat stroke, and getting help from friends, family and neighbors to check particularly risky people.
The impact of climate change
The threat of heat waves will become more serious across the globe and more widespread as the climate crisis continues, says Francesco Roca, president of the International Federation of the Red Cross and the Red
A New Report by the Red Cross Red Cross Center "The weather forecast shows that if greenhouse gas emissions continue on their current path, by 2100 three out of four people The earth can be subjected to at least 20 days a year potentially lethal levels of heat and humidity
And in the United States, the number of days each year with a heat index of more than 100 degrees will double by the middle of the century, says a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists
Dakin Andon, Jay Croft and Artemis Moshtahhan have contributed to this report. ]