Stifling Heat Wave Torments Millions From the Midwest to Northeast

The mercury hit 104 degrees Friday in New York City, the highest temperature the city has seen in 35 years. "This is as hot as New York City gets," said John Miksad, who works in the Electric Operations division for Con Edison, the city's power company. The National Weather Service is predicting 103 degrees this afternoon in what some might call the Baked Apple, and no New Yorkers are sweating out the heat wave more than utility crews, who are working around the clock to maintain the power...Full Story
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