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Tilting under the triple digit temperatures right here in the nation's capital Washington DC baking under its longest and strongest heat wave ever recorded.
Molly Henneberg is outside braving the temperatures -- has more on the story.
I'm all high -- like this excessive heat is nothing to mess with it's going to be in the 110.
Here in Washington -- -- factor in.
What it feels like with the humidity and from the midwest to the plane so -- -- the east there have been eight deaths -- best officials say because of the high heat.
Three and Ohio three Wisconsin and two in Tennessee.
Here in DC -- city that was built over a swamp which is why these hot days feel so darn muggy.
This is a big tourist season a lot of people bring the family during the summer to see the monuments seven -- say it's not so bad but a number of the tourists tried to get out early and stay cool including one honeymoon -- couple.
Informant -- they wanted to do you who has been.
They embraced it yet he's major and that's why we've got to thank -- kids that are still -- back at the hotel that's just too hot for them.
So we get we came out -- we'll go back and picked an apple bullied tough it out.
We're gonna get as many monuments and as we can get it before you know.
As for the power situation in the mid Atlantic about 101000 people are still in the dark with no air conditioning after those.
Powerful thunderstorms about a week ago.
Most of them about more than more than 9000 of those 101000 people are in the Baltimore area.
And all of us baking in the heat today if we can't.
Feel cool maybe we can think cool we have some video to show you may -- -- figure your memory a little bit remember this the blizzard -- -- thirds of 2010.
All those freezing cold days and all those feet and feet and feet of snow to shovel.
This you don't have to shuttle heat I guess.
And we can -- that -- that was what Rick -- was talking about that predicted cooldown will happen at the end of the weekend and we can get into the month.
I guess what we call the ball me eighty's now.
It is I guess Molly -- -- whatever we can show us.
You get us back into that a friend of mine we can think of cooler temperature -- bringing -- -- -- -- -- -- hopefully -- -- -- -- thank you very much.
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