The National Independence Day Parade in Washington brought high school bands from CA, AR, WI, MN, IL, NC, FL, PA, NY, NH, GA, TX.
Heat is dangerous, and doctors in Hawaii have identified 27 different mechanisms it can kill you during more frequent summer heat waves.
Band students are getting ready, at band camps across America, for the fall marching band season. Stay cool out there!
Baltimore County closed 37 schools due to heat on 2 of the first 4 days; Champaign Central HS in IL also sent kids home early due to heat.
A football player in S.C. collapsed during a football practice on a hot day and died shortly after efforts to revive him fell short.
A/C in the summer heat, or the lack thereof, in schools is a problem, and the school board says it will close schools if the temps get too hot.