Millions Without Power in Heat Wave

    FALLS CHURCH, VA - JUNE 30:  Local residents observe damages after a powerful overnight storm in the Washington, DC region June 30, 2012 in Falls Church, Virginia. The storm has left more than a million people in the greater Washington, DC area without power.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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    Huge storms have cut off power to more than 2 million homes as record-breaking temperatures soar into the triple digits. In Washington, D.C., alone 1.5 million homes are without power, and across the country at least 13 people have died so far due to the heat wave and the powerful wind storm that has swept the mid-Atlantic and Midwest. The Weather Channel’s Julie Martin told the NBC’s Today that the 100-degree temperatures expected across 25 states is impacting 47 million people.

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