(USA) – The country is heating up as the Fourth of July approaches. A dangerous heat wave is stretching from Arizona to Maine, with heat advisories in effect particularly in the Midwest and Northeast.
The peak of the heatwave is set to be between July 1st and the Fourth of July. Over 50-percent of the lower 48 states will see temperatures above 90-degrees Fahrenheit. Cities like Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC and Nashville could see temperatures reach or exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit.