Residents in central and eastern United States will sweat through another blistering day Monday as power outages from weekend storms continue to plague much of the country.
The intense early-summer weather has baked areas from Missouri to New York to Georgia with record-breaking heat and unleashed fierce storms that knocked out power to millions over the weekend. At least 16 people were killed from the series of storms.
While the pinnacle of heat has passed for many, so-called cooler temperatures Monday will still reach as high as 99 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius) for Louisville, Kentucky, and 96 degrees in Columbus, Ohio.
But triple-digit heat is still expected to smother areas from Missouri to South Carolina on Monday.FULL STORY