Assignment: Heat wave, drought bake U.S.
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Created July 5, 2010 by
All across the country, a massive summer heat wave is leaving plenty of Americans sweating out triple-digit temperatures and high humidity.
Drought and heat are making trouble for farmers and drying up water reserves. In Kemp, Texas, officials made an emergency decision to shut off the town's water supply.
Dangerous conditions await people who work and play outdoors. The heat proved deadly for at least three young athletes and a coach, sparking discussion about playing games in this weather.
How are high temperatures affecting your area? Are you experiencing the effects of drought? Show us how the heat wave is impacting your town, and share tricks for staying cool. You could be on CNN.