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It is only easy to laugh at these photos while sitting inside in the air conditioning.
[View the story "HOT, HOT, HOT: Photos From This Outrageous Heat Wave" on Storify]HOT, HOT, HOT: Photos From This Outrageous Heat WaveIt is easy to laugh at these photos while sitting inside in the air conditioning.Storified by Accu Weather · Fri, Jul 06 2012 07:17:34@accuweather It's so hot outside the cornfield sounds like target practice! Paul Labatte@accuweather It's so hot outside I saw the devil moon walk across my lawnYANKEES #1@accuweather it's so hot outside, chickens are laying fried eggs!GregnLesley LedfordAdorable: This Dog Knows How to Beat the Dog Days of SummerPotter, NE (1928) Famous Potter Hailstorm: one stone measured 5.5" in diameter, 17" in circumference, and weighted 1.5 lb. "Largest offic...It's a bit hot in the park today! Might need a cold drink @thebuildersken later http://pic.twitter.com/5FaYvs2oMarleyoh heeey free air conditioning @Kristen_Holly @LukeBickley @ejbick1 #erinnlyonsneedsatwitter http://pic.twitter.com/J9OhxR9lKorie HockingIT'S HOT http://pic.twitter.com/xIAwTMFWGabba Gabba GabeSt. LouisThis boiling hot St. Louis weather is killing me. If you need me, I'll be in this ice box.victoriajasherlol!! "@Muzikal_: It's so hot in st Louis this is what's for dinner http://pic.twitter.com/duJ2hWMg"STLJnetteCup left in my car. Think it's hot in St. Louis? http://pic.twitter.com/u6Ks0suxKevin TrokeySo dang hot in the 'Lou...look what it did to the St Louis Arch! :P http://pic.twitter.com/jUcULzckThe VA DivaChicagoDay 2 of Sun #tea making - love that hot weather ;-) #looseleaftea #food #foodporn #Chicago #chitownroyalteacoChicago weather #heatwave http://pic.twitter.com/T8oILcU4Amanda ViveritoThis how hot it is in Chicago....wow http://pic.twitter.com/rOjeF5HGiknowjustincaseNashvilleIt's really this hot in #Nashville! http://pic.twitter.com/jQVH1WDCTony McKayFYI, Nashville is hot in July. #Finished http://pic.twitter.com/YjsRLsJ1Don Nottingham7:00 am: hot enough to play in the sprinkler! #nashville http://pic.twitter.com/RFMHOv6eErinMelted lip balm. Yes its hot in Nashville. http://pic.twitter.com/QsqbElPpemily thompsonDetroitAfter 5 minutes of being outside...#hot #detroit http://pic.twitter.com/7PdS5dg1Christina LynnRaleighHot weather in Raleigh. I put this bucket outside for deer to drink from. Mama and twin fawns, how cute! http://pic.twitter.com/PI9lb66qBrian Hammill
Storified by Accu Weather · Fri, Jul 06 2012 07:17:34
Updates from the severe weather outbreak continuing across the Plains Sunday.
A slow-moving storm resulted in a week of below-normal temperatures that will likely continue into the week.
Heavy rain returning to the northern Plains will generate a renewed flood threat for the Red River.
See how far away severe thunderstorms are as we monitor the severe weather with these radar images.
Mount Saint Helens has erupted several times since the destructive 1980 eruption, and likely will again in the future.
Smoke from fires in the Yucatan Peninsula will affect parts of Texas and Louisiana over the weekend.
Buffalo, NY (1986)
3.41 inches of rain -- a 24-hour record for
New York City 99 degrees (May record)
Baltimore (airport) 98 degrees (May record)
Philadelphia, PA 96 degrees (tied May
Moorcroft, WY (1978)
27 inches of snow (17th-20th), bringing total
for the month to 92 inches.