Sizzling temperatures are forecast to spread across much of the U.S.

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

July 23, 2021, 11:34 a.m. ET

July 23, 2021, 11:34 a.m. ET

Jane Houst lined a window with tin foil in her Shoshone, Idaho, apartment to repel heat this month.
Credit…Natalie Behring for The New York Times

This summer has already produced record-high temperatures across the United States that have caused hundreds of heat-related deaths, and the forecast for next week suggests there will be few places to find relief.

The hot weather recently blanketing the Montana area — Billings has already had 12 days above 95 degrees this month — will head east throughout the Northern and Central Plains over the next few days, the National Weather Service said.

And by next week the Great Plains and Midwest — along with parts of the East — will…

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