Now’s the time to make sure your air conditioning is working. The National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center forecasts “increased chances” of unusually hot temperatures coming in July to the eastern two-thirds of the United States.
Heads up on a potentially historic heat wave for, *checks notes*… THE EASTERN TWO THIRDS OF THE COUNTRY https://t.co/lDaBDWEeax
— Eric Holthaus (@EricHolthaus) June 30, 2020
Chief meteorologist Tom Crawford told The Washington Post that a relatively warm month of June could lead into “unusually hot” temperatures in July that could amount to “potentially historic heat.” The last time the U.S. saw temperatures like the ones predicted was back in July of 2011 and in July of 2012.