The heat wave has been blamed for at least 83 deaths since July 19. A breakdown by state:

Missouri, 29

Illinois, 20

Ohio, 10

Oklahoma, 4

Tennessee, 3

Arkansas, 2

Georgia, 2

Kentucky, 2

Maryland, 2

Nebraska, 2

New York, 2

North Carolina, 2

Louisiana, 1

Michigan, 1

Pennsylvania, 1