TODAY   |  July 18, 2013

Heat wave brings surge in heat strokes in DC

The oppressive heat gripping the nation is causing some hospitals in the nation’s capital to see a rise in heat strokes. Meanwhile, New York City could see its longest stretch of temperatures in the 90s in 11 years.

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>>> oppressive heat is punishing the nation again today, but some relief is slowly on its way. much of the country is expecting temperatures in the 90s or above today. in the nation's capital, hospitals are starting to see an influx of heat stroke patients, and new york could see the longest stretch of 90 degree weather in 11 years. many cities are five to ten degrees above average, but there's hope. as mentioned, cooler air from canada could be bringing some relief this weekend.