"The average maximum temperature for July is supposed to be 87 or 88 degrees," Mr. Woodcock said. "We're going to cool down to the norm."
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"This has been really bad," Mr. Woodcock said, talking about the cumulative effect of heat exposure. "One of the worst things is that so many people have been without power for so long. ... The longer it goes on, it gets harder for people."