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Sweltering temperatures make century in central US

July 17, 2016 7:01 PM |

Inside - USA

The weather conditions in central United States have reached scaring dangerous as back to back days of triple-digit heat has sprouted over the region.

The hot weather conditions from the southern Plains will move towards north during the course of the week it is expected to be the hottest weather so far this summer to the entire central U.S.

"A strong area of high pressure will settle over the Plains and cause many locations to have sizzling temperatures during the Wednesday through Sunday timeframe," said the weatherman of a private agency.

"Places like Oklahoma City; Wichita, Kansas; and Omaha, Nebraska, will be about 10-15 degrees above average," said the weatherman.

The places that are expected to reach more than 100 degree Fahrenheit temperatures are Kansas City, Missouri; Little Rock, Arkansas; Pueblo, Colorado; Rapid City and Pierre, South Dakota; Des Moines, Iowa; Dallas and Lubbock, Texas; and Shreveport, Louisiana.

The triple-digit hot weather will also move eastward to St. Louis and Memphis, Tennessee.

The hot weather was sufficient enough to create threats for residents there is high humidity levels that will also contribute to dangerously higher discomfort levels.

People living in the region of central U.S. are requested to take the necessary precautions to avoid any kind of sorrow from heat.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, around 130 people die every year in the country due to hot weather conditions,

If power grids do become strained and outages result, residents should seek shelter at local cooling stations or other public air-conditioned buildings.

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