High Temperatures to Last Throughout Weekend

High temperatures continue coast to coast in the United States. More than 85% of Americans are bracing for temperatures above 90 degrees throughout the weekend and millions in the South-Central U.S. are expected to experience triple digits. Over 100 million people are under various heat alerts in more than 24 states from parts of the American West through New England. The areas at the highest risk for the extreme temperatures include the Southwest, Central and South-Central U.S. along the coastal Mid-Atlantic region and the Northeast.