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What to know as extreme heat moves across Southwest, Texas and Florida: Live weather updates

Almost 50 million People are set to face triple-digit temperature this week amid a sprawling dome of warmth that may engulf many of the southern United States. Warmth advisories are in impact in Florida, Texas and New Mexico, whereas extreme warmth watches and warnings blanket a lot of Arizona, Southern California and Nevada.

Along with its magnitude, which might be harmful for some, the warmth might be notable for its longevity. Phoenix, for instance, has already logged 10 days in a row at or above 110 levels — the seventh-longest streak on document — and the forecast requires highs within the 111-to-117-degree vary till additional discover. That would catapult the heat-prone metropolis into its longest ever streak above that stage.

The warmth might be dry but punishing within the Southeast, whereas the south-central U.S. and southern Plains will deal with humidity drawn in from the Gulf of Mexico. That can overlap with the recent temperatures to push warmth indexes — measures of how scorching it feels, taking into consideration temperature and humidity — into hazardous territory.

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