Record Breaking Heat Across Central U.S. Poses Risks to Livestock, Crops
The extreme heat impacting a large portion of the country this week has posed significant challenges for producers and their livestock.
Highs into the upper 90s and low 100s are forecast for a broad region between the Midwest and central Gulf Coast today, according to the National Weather Service. Coupled with high humidity levels, heat indices could approach 120 degrees in some regions. While it's not unusual for August to experience heat, the current temperatures have shattered records.
Over 110 million people across 20 states are currently under heat...
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