US heat wave sets records in central, northeast states

By Tyler Clifford and Rich McKay
Updated June 19 2024 - 7:35am, first published 7:29am
The heat wave that has been hitting much of the United States is moving into the Northeast. (AP PHOTO)
The heat wave that has been hitting much of the United States is moving into the Northeast. (AP PHOTO)

US cities are breaking decades-old temperature records this week as a heat wave stretches from central to eastern portions of the country, in what officials are warning could become a deadly weather event.

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