The state-by-state breakdown of 218 deaths blamed on heat since July 19:

Illinois, 99

Missouri, 44

Wisconsin, 13

Ohio, 12

South Carolina, 9

Oklahoma, 8

Kentucky, 5

Indiana, 3

Tennessee, 3

North Carolina, 3

Kansas, 3

Georgia, 3

Arkansas, 2

Maryland, 2

Nebraska, 2

New York, 2

Pennsylvania, 2

Louisiana, 1

Michigan, 1

Alabama, 1