Aug 26, 2019

Tropical Storm Dorian to become hurricane, heatwaves continue West and South

Las Vegas, NV
Midland, TX
Phoenix, AZ
Medford, OR
USA
by
Max Golembo
,
ABC News
Numerous heat and fire alerts have been issued as a new heat wave is expected to blanket the region.
Numerous heat and fire alerts have been issued as a new heat wave is expected to blanket the region.

Elsewhere, dry weather and gusty winds that started several brush fires in California yesterday look like they will continue into today with numerous heat and fire alerts issued as a new heat wave is expected to blanket the region from Arizona to Oregon. Red Flag Warnings have also been issued for possible fires from Utah to Wyoming this afternoon.

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Record heat is also expected in the South where Midland, Texas recorded a new all-time high in August yesterday at 108 Fahrenheit. More heat and humidity is also expected from New Mexico to Arizona.