Millions Feel the Scorching Heat

Dozens of heat records shattered, causing health problems and car troubles.
3:00 | 08/17/15

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The tornado hitting near Denver and the triple digit temperatures helping to fuel more than 80 w50i8d fires burning at this hour. This image here of a giant tanker now being used tonight. In Washington state, one family capturing this video. You can see the edge of the lake there. Every home gone, burned to the ground. From Idaho tonight, this fire whirl shooting flames 100 feet into the sky. We are on the front lines of the fires and the heat wave. Gio Benitez leading us off. Reporter: Tonight, millions from coast to coast, feeling record high temperatures. Triple digits. Miserable. Reporter: In New York, 95 degrees, tying the record. The first official heat wave in two years. People working outside drinking plenty of water. Construction workers looking for shade where they can find it. In Washington, D.C. -- It's hard and covered in sweat. Reporter: Meanwhile out west -- The humid was out of control and made it hotter. Reporter: Dozens of heat records shattered just in California. ABC's kayna Whitworth is in marina del rey. We are at a playground. I want to show you, the temperature is 108 degrees. Reporter: Too hard of the a baseball game. He had heat related illness. Reporter: On the roads too. Texas aaa reporting a spike in tie blow outs. If you have tires on the verge of failing already and the temperature up, it's going to push it farther. Reporter: The commuters behind me, check that tire pressure. If you are under inflated first on hot roads, you are in

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