Nightly News   |  June 30, 2013

Relief from the heat still days away

Weather Channel meteorologist Kim Cunningham says above average temperatures will continue in the West until the end of the week, while the eastern United States can expect rain.

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>> meteorologist kim cunningham of the weather channel is with us.

>> the good word is maybe towards the end of the week we'll see some relief, but until then it's going to be way above average. phoenix, this is going down as the warmest june on record. today temperatures are a little cooler than yesterday. same thing for tomorrow. we now have moisture increasing in the area. 114d that heat continues even into tuesday. it's getting closer to average as we get towards the end of the week, but that's about it. for the east, flooding and we're expecting more of this in the east as well. after south carolina , some areas already picking up 5 inches of rain from one thunderstorm today. possibility of more flooding along the east coast .

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