west sizzles, little relief in sight - swamp cooler in house

by:HICOOL     2019-08-12
west sizzles, little relief in sight  -  swamp cooler in house
If a record-
Cow ranchers Sharon McDonald may see her hay crop turn to dust and breaking the heat wave does not dissipate very quickly.
In some parts of the West, depressed temperatures eased, but McDonald's baked three portions on a ranch in central Montana. digit heat.
Forecasters report that there is little relief in the next few days, saying that the weather system that caused the heat could last until next week.
In Montana, the number of livestock exceeds 2 to 1 residents, and livestock and people seek shade and drought
Tired farmers watch the grain damaged.
"We are trying to pick up the hay before it breaks down," said MacDonald, a ranch owner near Melville . ".
"It broke down when it became brittle.
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According to CBS News reporter Nancy Cordes, the heat wave has spread to the northern border states, where they are used to brisk temperatures-not roast heat.
Heat warnings were issued Friday in most parts of Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Oregon and Washington state.
Air conditioning-
Even swamp cooler
It is foreseeable that the hot-selling products of hardware stores.
"I tell you, it's crazy," said Dennis Van Dek, manager of Mount Helena Power Townsend.
"The only phone I got was the air conditioner.
Some people prefer to use fans and condensed water to cool the air's swamp cooler instead of more power, Van Deki said.
Hungry? air conditioning unit.
"They buy faster than we put on the shelves," he said . ".
In Montana, temperatures above 100 are usually not seen until August.
Helena's normal high on July is 83 degrees.
Some areas don't see 105 on Friday.
By noon, cities such as Cut Bank, Great Falls, Havre and Bozeman in Montana had set or tied records.
The Montana Department of Transport says they will have maintenance personnel working early in the morning so they can finish their work by noon.
In Boise, where temperatures exceeded 100 degrees on Friday, some people found the public fountain too hot to play.
"We may leave soon.
Before I want to get into the air conditioner, it's my limit at about two or three, "said Monica's mother, and the kids are running in the water.
Temperatures in southern California are expected to ease slightly.
But CBS News reporter Bill Whitaker reports that 95% of California's pastures are too dry to feed their livestock.
Phoenix's temperature dropped slightly, down 111 degrees from 115 on Thursday.
As the summer rains in Arizona approached, humidity levels began to climb as electricity demand began.
"Renault broke the old record of 108 degrees yesterday, while Las Vegas leveled their record at 116," CBS News meteorologist George Cullen said . ".
"The Death Valley reached an amazing 127, and since 1918 it's only twice as high as it used to be, both times it's 128, so you can see how hot it is even there.
"When it reaches 126,127, it will make you breathless and consume your energy, just breathe when you walk outside, "You feel a little burnt in your lungs and throat," said Phil Dickenson, resident of Death Valley, the sales and marketing director at Furnace Creek Inn & Ranch Resort, told CBS News.
The heat on the border is still a problem.
Six bodies of suspected illegal immigrants have been found in the southern Arizona desert since Monday, all of whom may have been victims of a hot illness while trying to walk into the United StatesS. from Mexico.
Although the charge is high, it is not uncommon to charge during the high temperature period in the area.
In central Oregon, population growth and increased demand for air conditioning mean an increase in demand for electricity.
The Bonneville Power Authority said it was concerned that the fire would damage the transmission line and cause a power outage.
Officials say the fire season may become terrible after the heat.
"It's an early start and a hot start," said Chris Velver, a meteorologist at the National Meteorological Bureau at Grand Falls . ".
The State Forestry Administration reported that there were at least 16 fires of more than 500 acres throughout the western region, including three new fires triggered on Thursday.
The agency says fire hazards in Arizona, California, Oregon and Utah are the most serious.
Although the "red flag" warning was issued in most parts of the West.
The temperature in Montana could start falling on Saturday, Velver said.
Eastern Oregon hit 15 historic highs on Thursday, with temperatures expected to fall between 94 and 100 degrees.
But at least at the end of next week, heat will hover in most of the western regions, said Kelly Redmond, a regional meteorologist at the National Weather Service.
As this week continues, he said, it may move further inland and cover more western regions, including Colorado.
"It looks like it will stay here for a long time," he said . ".
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