Sweltering heat strikes US East Coast, Deep South

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Sweltering heat strikes the east coast I'm Lisa dwyer with the latest Dangerously high temperatures are threatening much of the northeast and Deep South as millions of Americans seek comfort from air conditioners fire hydrants fountains and cooling centers meteorologist Tony Picasso with the national weather service says hot temperatures will continue for at least several more days It looks like the hottest day will be on Sunday where we could see some widespread records or approaching records with temperatures in the middle and upper 90s and even near 100° especially between Philadelphia and New York City Brooklyn resident Vince butler says he doesn't even have air conditioning You got to take at least two three showers Officials urge people to seek shelter drink lots of water and be good samaritans by checking on elderly neighbors for signs of distress I'm Lisa

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