Heat is the most frequent climate-related killer in the United States, with more deaths associated with it than tornadoes, floods and cold temperatures.

The National Weather Service has issued heat advisories in a number of southern and central states as 100-degree temperatures grip these regions. Sweltering temperatures are expected from Georgia to Illinois and back down to Oklahoma. In Dallas, temperatures are expected to top 100 degrees for the 10th consecutive day. While Cincinnati expects a possible heat […]

DETROIT  – City crews restored power to parts of downtown Detroit on Friday after days of 90-degree heat caused aging transformer lines to fail, shutting down electricity to traffic signals, municipal and court offices, a convention venue and a college campus. The Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Cobo convention center, Wayne State University, fire department […]

DETROIT — Sections of downtown Detroit remain without power after high demand during this week’s 90-degree heat caused parts of the city’s aging municipal power system to fail. The spotty outages that continued Friday morning affected traffic signals, 10 public schools and a handful of public buildings in and around downtown, including city hall. Wayne […]

California’s blistering fall heat wave sent temperatures to an all-time record high of 113 degrees Monday in downtown Los Angeles, and many sought refuge at the beach or in the shade.