Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend

Kids and adults cool off in a fountain on the Rose Kennedy Greenway on the first day of a forecasted summer heatwave in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C) in Washington and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. The huge blob of warm air is likely to blanket the […]

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