Tropical Storm Fay continues to move north off the Atlantic coast with maximum sustained winds of 45-miles per hour. She’s expected to make landfall today somewhere around New York City. The latest report from the National Hurricane Center has Fay expected to bring around three-to-five inches of rain to the mid-Atlantic region, southeast New York and southern New England.
The Storm is expected to strengthen slightly on today before moving inland and weakening. Meanwhile...an extreme heat wave is expected to devastate several parts of the country over the next few weeks. The National Weather Service predicts at least 75 record-high temperatures are in play until Tuesday.
The punishing wave has already begun in the South as temperatures could surpass 110 degrees this weekend. Next week, it is forecast to bring triple digit temps across the Ohio Valley and into the Mid-Atlantic. The NWS has already issued an Excessive heat Warning in parts of California, Nevada and Arizona, where temps could exceed 115 beginning tomorrow. Other impacted states include New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas.
Source: US News & World Report