Dangerous heatwave covering 13 states, Midwest deals with severe storms

A massive heatwave is driving temperatures dangerously high across the country.

Today there are 13 states under heat alerts. In some areas of the Southeast and West Coast, the heat index will reach upwards of 115 degrees.

In addition to the heat, several states in the Midwest are dealing with severe weather that will continue to bring heavy rain and powerful storms.

There could be flash flooding and tornadoes with these storms.