Power Outages and Triple Digit Temps across the Midwest


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:

  • Triple-digit temps scorch the Midwest, smash a host of records
  • Parts of Chicago reached triple digits for the first time in nearly a decade as extreme heat gripped the midwestern U.S.
  • Chicago Midway Airport reached an AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature of 104 degrees
  • Louis was one of the cities under an excessive heat warning as temperatures hit 99
  • In Ohio, more than 20,000 households and businesses were without power Wednesday, according to PowerOutage.US, after severe storms ripped through the area
  • In Franklin County, Ohio, home of Columbus, the AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature reached 108 degrees
  • Power outages were also high in West Virginia Tuesday after Monday night’s storms. Cooling centers were opened in Winfield, West Virginia, just west of Charleston.
  • A new record high temperature was set in Nashville Tuesday when the mercury reached 97 degrees
  • Macon, Georgia, topped out at 104 F

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