Record-Breaking Heat Wave Covers West Coast

The rain has ended in flood zones in the Southeast and is moving out of the Northeast on Tuesday morning. It will be a much drier day for millions.

There have been 13.57 inches of rain in parts of western North Carolina since last week, producing major river flooding.

The story on Tuesday will be the continuing record heat in the West.

San Francisco International Airport reached its highest temperature ever recorded in the month of June: 100 degrees. In fact, this was the highest temperature ever measured at the airport in June, July or August. Usually, 100-degree readings occur in September in the Bay Area.

Dozens of other records were shattered Monday from Southern California, where the temperature in Thermal, California, reached 113 degrees and Stockton, California, tied a record at 105 degrees.

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SOURCE: ABC News, Max Golembo