Heat Wave Hits East Coast, Texas Faces Rain and Flooding

ABC News' Ginger Zee tracks the latest weather news from across the country.
0:49 | 09/02/15

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Transcript for Heat Wave Hits East Coast, Texas Faces Rain and Flooding
Turning to that heat wave hitting millions, sizzling temperatures in the eastern half of the country, the worst not over yet and in Texas, heavy rain, flash flooding in the forecast, ginger zee has it all for us this morning. Good morning to you, ginger. The pictures coming in from galveston, Texas, 4 to 4 1/2 inches of rain and cars bobbing in the street. See some of the video there. That same system that was drowning out Brownsville the day before so wanted to show you what did causing that. It's the stagnant or almost stagnant very slow-moving upper level low pressure system stuck in place thanks to our pattern. A trough out west and that big ridge, east of the rockies that means heat and a lot of it. We will peak in the heat tomorrow on the east coast, 93, D.C. And much more coming up on this. We had our third shottest August on record, George and Lara.

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