The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Potentially historic heat wave looms for Midwest, Northeast

Start your day with the latest weather news. A ridge of high pressure, potentially unprecedented in its strength, will build across the northern portions of the country next week.

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The heat returns with a vengeance 

It was hot across much of the South, mid-Atlantic and Ohio Valley on Friday, but next week, the heat is forecast to intensify from inconvenient to life-threatening as a ridge of high pressure, potentially unprecedented in its strength, will build across the northern portions of the country. For millions across the Midwest and Northeast next week, high temperatures could soar to their highest level in years.

The heat risk for the eastern U.S. on Thursday.
(FOX Weather)


Biting commentary: Don't wear these colors outside…

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Houston, we no longer have a problem

NASA announced Friday that its Voyager 1 spacecraft, which is over 15 billion miles away from Earth, is again fully operational following technical issues that arose in November 2023. The four instruments study plasma waves, magnetic fields and particles in interstellar space.

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