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Walter Gatewood, 87, sits on his front porch trying to beat the heat in Flint, Mich., Monday, July 18. With a heat index well over 100 in most places, a heat wave smothered the Midwest Monday.
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Jazia Pratt, 8, fills a bucket with water from a fire hydrant in the afternoon summer heat Monday, July 18, in Philadelphia.
From Texas to Michigan, 17 states have issued heat advisories and warnings. This month, heat records have already been tied or broken more than 1000 times. The heat is expected to hit the East Coast starting Wednesday. Kevin Tibbles reports.