Americans are set to experience another heatwave that will see temperatures reach triple-digits across parts of the Gulf Coast and Florida, just a day after intense storms struck both coasts and left 70,000 Virginians without power.
Chicago, Minneapolis, Memphis, Dallas, New Orleans and Atlanta were among several cities under excessive heat warnings on Monday, while temperatures in Nashville and Phoenix exceeded 100 Fahrenheit; overall, 20 percent of the US population, 67.9 million people, have been affected by the weather.
Minneapolis and St. Louis, cities in Minnesota, also saw local weather soar, reaching roughly 101F Monday, accompanied by high humidity that made conditions feel close to 110F. The excessive heat in the Twin Cities is so unusual that roads are starting to cave in two spots on I-35 in the Minneapolis Metropolitan area, according to Kare11.
Other than Minnesota, 10 states in total — Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky,…