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Stay hydrated: It's going to be a long, hot July for much of the U.S.

Stay hydrated: It's going to be a long, hot July for much of the U.S.

Cue the ice cubes: NOAA forecasters are predicting the current heat wave will continue to engulf parts of the Desert Southwest, the entire Southeast to the East Coast, and the Central and Southern Plains over the next seven days … and likely longer.