Here’s what to know about hiking safety in the heat

(NEW YORK) -- As excessive heat continues to grip the West Coast, people are at a higher risk of experiencing heat-related illnesses, officials warn. Temperatures in Livermore, California, reached 116 degrees on Monday, the highest temperature ever recorded in the Bay Area, according to the... Read More.

California under warnings for extreme heat, fire threats

(NEW YORK) -- Excessive heat and red flag warnings are in effect for much of California this weekend, as the state battles several blazes amid scorching temperatures. Record-high temperatures could be set this Labor Day weekend, from San Diego to Los Angeles and up into Sacramento. Residents... Read More.

Boston extends heat emergency through Tuesday

(BOSTON) -- Boston Mayor Michelle Wu extended the city's heat emergency through Tuesday as Bostonians deal with a marathon of at least 95-degree days. "With the weather forecast now showing the high temperatures and humidity lasting through Tuesday, we're extending the heat emergency to make... Read More.

Northeast braces for record-breaking heat wave

(NEW YORK) -- Intense heat has returned to the Northeast, with 70 million Americans facing heat advisories on Thursday that will likely extend into the weekend. Boston is projected to reach 99 degrees on Thursday, breaking a 96-degree high from 1928, according to the National... Read More.