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Season's first heat wave to burn parts of Western, Southern US

Countless people in the Western and Southern United States will bear the brunt of the summer season's very first heat wave beginning on Tuesday as temperatures are expected to overlook 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 degrees Celsius) across the region.

From northern California down through southern Arizona and into South Texas, some 19 million Americans will spend the rest of the work week under excessive heat cautions and advisories provided by the National Weather Service (NWS).

The projection calls for temperatures in the triple digits in many low elevation areas, consisting of Sacramento, Phoenix and in Las Vegas, where the high is anticipated to reach 111 degrees Fahrenheit (44 degrees Celsius) on Thursday, the NWS said.

High temperature abnormalities of 20-30 degrees (Fahrenheit). above average are likely. Extensive temperature level records are. expected to be connected or broken across much of the previously mentioned. areas, it included.

Forecasters and local authorities are advising citizens to stay. in air-conditioned locations, consume lots of fluids and examine. next-door neighbors and family members throughout the heat wave.

Severe heat is an invisible however dangerous effect of. environment modification, and CA's outdoor workers, elders + kids are. particularly vulnerable, California's Environmental management. Firm said in a social media post.

The bout of heat is the first of the summer season for the. United States, where hotter-than-normal temperatures are. expected for the next three months in many areas, according to. the NWS.

The severe heat puts a pressure on the power grids in the. United States. In May, the North American Electric Reliability. Corp, a group that sets reliability standards for The United States and Canada,. said that large parts of the United States stay at risk for. supply shortages due to heat this summer season.

The hot weather outlook also might suggest more wildfires in. California this summer season as arid, windy conditions fuel the. blazes. A 14,000-acre (5,665 hectares) wildfire, called the. Corral Fire, was 75% contained after requiring countless. locals to evacuate east of San Francisco over the weekend.