25 Jul '16, 10pm

This heat wave was planned in a board room.

This heat wave was planned in a board room. Last Friday, President Obama and various national and local government agencies issued statements about an impending heatwave, directing people to stay inside, drink plenty of water, and watch for signs of heat stroke. Over the weekend, 26 states issued heat advisories, and press swarmed to public parks to photograph people sunbathing and cooling off in fountains. All across the country people are mopping their brows and greeting each other with looks of exhausted recognition. It’s too hot. DANGEROUS #HEAT continues, 130+ million could see heat indices 100°+ today. Latest forecast on @AMHQ . #HeatWave pic.twitter.com/ZayWy0aEcp — The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) July 21, 2016 Heatwaves are familiar — we like to think of them as intense and uncomfortable, but temporary. Except this year’s heat wave is something more. It cover...

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