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Just as many folks may have been getting used to the cool weather, the first heat wave of the summer season will hit later this week along the I-95 mid-Atlantic.
A general definition of a heat wave for this region is three or more days in a row with 90-degree or higher temperatures.
In the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore areas, temperatures will approach 90 degrees Wednesday and may continue to have highs near or above 90 into Sunday.
Farther north, 90-degree highs are projected from Philadelphia to New York City Thursday through Saturday.
The hottest day in many locations of the Northeast is likely to be Friday, when temperatures could reach the middle 90s. Even portions of New England and much of upstate New York will partake in one or more days of 90-degree temperatures.
Along with the heat will come midsummerlike humidity. The sudden heat and humidity may catch some people offguard.
Folks who are more sensitive to the hot weather should take extra care during this first and sudden heat wave of the season. Avoid strenuous activity during the middle of the day, when the sun is high in the sky.
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On Monday, Sept. 17, a series of tornadoes from Hurricane Florence struck Virginia and caused heavy destruction in the Richmond area, including a tree that was housing 70,000 bees.
While crests will continue to work downstream along the major rivers in the eastern part of the Carolinas into next week, some unprotected areas may stay flooded until the end of September or early October.
No obstante, organizaciones sin fines de lucro crearon la primera Guía para la Protección de la Niñez y la Adolescencia en Situaciones de Emergencia o Desastres.
The newest storm in the western Pacific Ocean will track through the Philippine Sea this weekend, potentially developing into a typhoon before impacting land next week.
The Carolinas continue to deal with Florence's aftermath while flooding inundated other parts of the U.S. this week.
As disaster relief efforts continue in the wake of Hurricane Florence, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has imposed restrictions on drone usage in areas affected by the storm.
Animals in the path of Florence were rescued by volunteers and taken across America to Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee and as far as Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Storms and heat will be the main factor this week as the third week of the NFL season gets underway.