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New Covid-19 cases in the US may be on the decline but some officials are worried. Many across the country's heartland have reported worrisome news this week. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said Monday the state had reached an "unfortunate milestone". Kansas reported at least one case of the virus in every county, reports CNN. The state's infection rate, she said, "continues an alarming trend in the wrong direction.
More than 200 people were airlifted to safety overnight after a fast-moving wildfire cut off the only road out of the Mammoth Pool Reservoir, a popular recreational site in California's Sierra National Forest. Gloria Tso reports.
[NFA] Hurricane Laura was expected to cause catastrophic damage and "unsurvivable storm surge" to the Gulf Coast near the Texas and Louisiana border after strengthening on Wednesday to a Category 4 storm, the National Hurricane Center said. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
"This could be a catastrophic, life threatening event," said Ken Graham, the National Hurricane Center Director for NOAA's National Weather Service, adding that Laura is "a very healthy storm, and what that tells us is there's still actually room for further intensification."
The rising summer heat is driving up the demand for air conditioning in the US and across the globe. According to Gizmodo, a new report says the surge will only become more dramatic as the climate crisis relentlessly drags on. A new analysis from Climate Central shows that the U.S. will see a shocking 59% increase in home air conditioning use by 2050. The National Weather Service fears the extreme heat currently blanketing California will rival that of 2006, which was connected to 130 deaths.