HEAT WAVE for the Midwest putting strain on the electric grid

Zach Ward wipes sweat off his brow with his shirt while installing a fence, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in downtown South Bend, Ind. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Revelation 16:9 “They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.”

Important Takeaways:

  • Dangerous Heat Wave Descends on Parts of Midwest and South, 400,000 Without Power
  • Much of the Midwest and a swath of the South braced for a potentially dangerous and deadly heat wave
  • More than 100 million people were expected to be affected by mid-week and authorities warned residents to stay hydrated, remain indoors when possible, and be aware of the health risks of high temperatures.
  • Strong storms brought heavy rain and damaging wind to many of the affected areas on Monday, and more than 400,000 customers remained without power as of Tuesday afternoon.
  • The heat was also stressing certain power grids.
  • The Tennessee Valley Authority, which serves 10 million people in Tennessee and parts of six surrounding Southern states, said that on Monday, it experienced record power demand for a single day in June.

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