Children keep cool in the heat at the Millennium Park’s Crown Fountain, Lakeview, Chicago, on June 14. Photo: TNS
Children keep cool in the heat at the Millennium Park’s Crown Fountain, Lakeview, Chicago, on June 14. Photo: TNS

Sweltering heat stifles a third of US population, severe storms leave thousands in the dark

  • Excessive heat warnings, watches and advisories were issued for more than 100 million people as temperatures surged 10 to 20 degrees above normal
  • Forecasters predict another heatwave next week across much of central and southern US with temperatures set to soar above 100 degrees

Children keep cool in the heat at the Millennium Park’s Crown Fountain, Lakeview, Chicago, on June 14. Photo: TNS
Children keep cool in the heat at the Millennium Park’s Crown Fountain, Lakeview, Chicago, on June 14. Photo: TNS
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