Nightly News | May 28, 2012
>> mentioned, parts of the midwest and east are spending the holiday baking and another day of record heat. jim cantore is in st. simon's island, georgia, for us. it felt stifling to a lot of the country today.
>> yeah, even here with the tropical storm coming through, temperatures got into the middle 80s. that heat wave reminds us more of july 4th weekend. yesterday, indianapolis 500 temperatures got so hot, they had to treat 700 people. they were only one degree off the all-time high. the heat relentless to. all these dots represent record highs. some of them all-time across 17 states. 95 degrees in chicago, the hottest memorial day ever in the history of weather records in the city. and gnaw too far back, the hottest st. patrick's day in march. the heat continues tomorrow. little rock , 96 degrees. pensacola, 93. thank goodness the gulf of mexico isn't too far away . baton rouge to midland, texas, a forecast high of 104 degrees. tropical storm beryl sweeping through this area. some power outages, tree limbs down, but all in all, people enjoyed a pretty beautiful memorial day weekend .
>> jim cantore from the weather channel , thank you wroorb.