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The heat wave will go on in Oklahoma and parts of Texas for several more days but it will ease some in the Southeast next week. Florida, the Gulf Coast and Texas will see more typical summer heat and humidity. The East Pacific tropics remain very active but the Atlantic is still quiet for now. Maybe there will be signs of life in the Atlantic at the end of the month.
For most of the South, there will be no real break from the intense heat for the next week. A few areas, such as Florida, the Gulf Coast and South Texas will see more typical summer heat. Also, a front will affect a part of the Southeast with thunderstorms and slightly cooler air next week.
Intense heat will cover the South through this weekend. Some will see the heat ease early next week, but not many. The Atlantic tropics remain quiet, the East Pacific very busy.
The extreme heat now building over the middle of the nation will spread into more of the Southeast through this weekend. It looks as though the heat will ease early next week in some areas.
Extreme heat will be setting up for many areas east of the Mississippi this week with widespread triple digits. Meanwhile, many in the Southeast will see the heat ease this week, but it will stay some flavor of hot in the Deep South.
Intense heat will build anew in most areas west of the Mississippi the next few days while fronts pushing into the Southeast will ease the heat in some areas. Close to the East Coast, there will be some more noticeable cooling around the middle of next week.