Fourth of July heat slams Midwest, East Coast

ABC News' chief meteorologist tracks the latest temperatures across the country.
0:45 | 07/04/18

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We have extreme heat all over the country this morning including here in the east. We're we have been feeling it for a week ginger is tracking now busy morning ginger how bad it is and that's the thing Paula it's been cumulative for a lot of folks that's why you see heat advisories. I read it from Massachusetts back there Paducah Kentucky but I want to focus in on where the fires are burning and why this is such a big deal the hefty it's the heat. Going to settle in and the warmest that we've seen all year. By Friday look at some of those numbers 117. Palm Springs friends no 101112. Las Vegas as we go into the weekend. The legal fees were so many folks are planning on overnight lows in the eighties and that's that's saying it doesn't get cool at night either. Quick look a hundred and for the feels like 103 Cincinnati said Dan this is a big deal and a lot of people are going to be outdoors today.

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