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The oppressive and dangerous heat will continue in large parts of the US, as more hot, muddy and foggy conditions persist.

Heat waves have been reported from North Texas to parts of southern Illinois and Indiana and then east to Carolinas.

Some of the hottest cities will include Kansas City, St. Louis, Louisville and Memphis.

Temperatures will range from the 90s to as low as 100, but when combined with high humidity values ​​it will feel more uncomfortable.

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Extreme heat to the south

Extreme heat to the south
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The heat index will rise to 110-115 degrees.

The overnight lows will only fall in the 80s, while the rest of the humidity will ease a bit.

Extreme heat to the south

Extreme heat to the south
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Heavy rains and storms are forecast in many parts of the country.

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Southern dew point

Southern dew point
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The frontier, which stretches from the northern plains to the mid-Atlantic, will bring some severe storms in the afternoon.

Storms will cause frequent lightning strikes and damaging winds.

Extreme storm risk across the US

Extreme storm risk across the US
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In addition, humid air means some torrential rain, which can lead to sudden flooding.