Historic heat wave meets mass power outages
The National Weather Service calls the heat "historic," and for Americans just about everywhere, there is little relief. Temperatures in the 90's and even the 100s have settled in across much of the country.
An incredible 99 new record highs were set in June, compared with only one in June of 2011, and none in June, 2010. To make matters worse right now, roughly 3 million people are still without power following Friday night's powerful storm system.
As utility crews scramble to restore power to 45 percent of the region temperatures flirted with triple digits for the fourth day in a row. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57464589/historic-heat-wave-meets-mass-power-outages/?tag=cbsnewsMainColumnArea