Sunbathe! Temperatures in the US scorch in the 90s and break of 100 in South Dakota and Arizona, but storms are expected to rumble this week in northern states
- The US will experience a wave of heat and humidity this week
- Last week marked the first official heat wave of the year after three days of 90F plus temperatures in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York
- On Sunday thousands of people roamed the streets of New York in the heat of WorldPride
- In California, where temperatures have risen this month into the & # 39; 100, mussels are cooked alive in their bays
- Experts say a jet stream will bring rain showers and thunderstorms to the northern states this week if temperatures continue to sink
Americans take to the streets to enjoy the summer sun while the warm temperatures bake the nation from the west to the east coast.
Last week marked the start of 2019 & # 39; s first heat wave with three days 90F again or higher in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.
On Sunday before WorldPride in New York, thousands took to the streets to enjoy the 84-degree weather while the temperature rose to 90 in Washington D.C. and 95 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This weekend saw 90-degree weather in the central plains, the Midwest, and the Mid-Atlantic, while South Dakota, Arizona, and Nevada broke 100 degrees on Saturday and Sunday.
In California, it is so hot that mussels cook in their trays when the temperatures in a number of regions exceed 100F.
Americans take to the streets to enjoy the summer sun when a heat wave hits the country and the nation is frying from the west to the east coast. A boy floats in the water in Boston on Friday
Enjoy the heat! In New York, WordPride participants celebrated the weather in the mid-1980s
This week the hottest temperatures will be the cradle of the US, bringing temperatures in the high 80s and 90s from California to New England
Experts say a jet stream will bring rain showers and thunderstorms to the northern states this week if temperatures continue to sink
On Sunday, heat advice was issued for Des Moines, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska
Mussels at Bodega Bar in northern California are roasted from where they sit in the low tide under the ruthless beating sun throughout the month of June, marking the largest mussel death in at least 15 years in the bay.
& # 39; Scores of dead mussels on the rocks, their shells gaping and scorched, their meat thoroughly cooked, & # 39; Bodega Bay marine reserve research coordinator Jackie Sones said against The Guardian.
The south also experiences scorching temperatures, from Texas to Nebraska in the 90 degrees on Sunday. Phoenix, Arizona reached 111F and Las Vegas hit 101.
On Sunday, the National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area, Omaha, Nebraska and Des Moines, Iowa.
On Sunday the temperature in Arizona and Las Vegas broke to 100 while the northeast was in the 90s – but experts warned that shower and humidity will be the northern states this week
Monday's forecast will be 100 in Nevada, Arizona and Texas, while southern and Midwestern cities will hit the 90s and the east coast will be in the 80s
The warm weather will continue if a wave of humidity hits the country this week
The heat of early July makes certain states such as Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee and Georgia feel hotter than normal
The Midwest also feels the heat with temperatures up to 15 degrees above average. Temperatures in Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City are expected to start early next week early next week.
Severe weather conditions have been released for storms that could hit central states such as Illinois, Indiana, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The heavy storms are expected to bring one to three inches of rain, according to Weather.com.
AccuWeather meteorologist Ryan Adamson said: & While the hot, stagnant air remains on the area for a few days, air quality will deteriorate towards the end of the week and at the weekend.
& # 39; There will also be & # 39; not too much cooling at night, especially in urban areas, resulting in higher electricity bills as the demand for cooling increases around the clock. & # 39;
The high temperatures will cool on Sunday, but will bounce back through the middle of this week in July 4.
In Bodega Bay, California, it is so hot that mussels cook alive when temperatures reach more than 100F
People cool off in a fountain in Washington Square Park on a hot afternoon in Manhattan in Thursday. Much of the east coast has gone through days of heat and bright sun
Tourists cool off at a fountain during hot weather at the Word War Two Memorial in Washington, DC on Thursday
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