Jun 21, 2016

Roads buckle, shatter in central US amid extreme June heat waves

Iowa
Minnesota
Nebraska
South Dakota
Colorado
Missouri
Wisconsin
USA
by
Kevin Byrne
,
AccuWeather
Photo: South Dakota Highway Patrol
Photo: South Dakota Highway Patrol

Scorching heat waves across the central United States have taken a toll on area roadways this month, forcing state agencies to issue advisories for motorists to drive with extra caution.

Reports of buckling roads have come in from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Colorado, Missouri and Wisconsin as temperatures have soared to dangerously high levels