Excessive Heat Warnings have been issued in several parts of the country, including New York City, Portland, Seattle and other major metropolitan areas.
California was battling 11 active fires as of Monday, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. The fires have burned through 776,695 acres so far.
Thousands of locals have left island of Evia, where the tree is located, amid catastrophic fires that have burned for more than six days.
One NOAA Hurricane Hunter who spoke to Newsweek compared some moments to "riding a wooden roller coaster through an automatic car wash."
The emergency roundups concentrate on places where "chronic overpopulation" of the herds "already has stretched the available food and water to its limits," according to the Bureau of Land Management.
The heat advisories have been issued while at least 12 states in the U.S. are tackling blazes caused by excessive temperatures earlier in July.
"Today we learnt that vinyl doesn't like heatwaves," the man who sacrificed a Demi Lovato album jokingly concluded.
The U.S. has been in the grip of its own heatwave, with temperatures soaring to 128 degrees Fahrenheit at Death Valley, California, on June 17
The woman, named Jessica McCance, claimed it was the most expensive bottle of alcohol she'd ever bought—and she didn't get to drink it.
Heavy rains are expected to persist throughout the tri-state this weekend, with a flash flood watch remaining until 6 a.m. on Sunday.
Mailboxes and trash cans were also carried down the road by the heavy rain in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Wednesday.
The southwestern U.S. has reported record-breaking temperatures in recent weeks, with the mercury hitting 130F in Death Valley.
A golf ball has been found blackened, but intact after a teen golfer hit it straight into a lightning bolt during a Texas storm.
The victims, believed to be mostly young people, died near the Amer Fort, a 12th Century palace and popular tourist attraction, around 7.30 pm Sunday.
Eight of those states saw their hottest June on record while another six marked their second hottest June.
AEMET said temperatures in the Guadalquivir valley and the southwest of the southern plateau could exceed 40 degrees Celsius, or around 104 degrees Fahrenheit.
Tropical Storm Elsa is expected to weaken to a tropical depression as it moves up the mid-Atlantic coast on Thursday.
The state of Arizona was in the midst of a record-breaking heat wave a few weeks ago, with temperatures soaring to 115 F.
The "unprecedented" number of deaths come as British Columbia reached all-time high temperature records for the third day in a row on Tuesday.
More than 8,000 customers serviced by Avista Utilities in Spokane lost power Monday, and the utility company warned that more blackouts are to come on Tuesday as temperatures in the city of 220,000 people reach 110 degrees Fahrenheit, an all-time record.
A state of emergency was declared in response to heavy rains and "extraordinary flooding" in southeast Michigan.
Just last week another Amazon driver went viral for continuing to deliver parcels after a tornado hit Illinois, with damaged houses and debris clearly visible.
The climate activist's warning comes as a "very dangerous heat wave" continues across the western U.S. region, including in Washington, Oregon and California.
"Record-shattering" heat was forecast across the Northwest, with temperatures expected to hit 110 Fahrenheit in some places.
The Lind Fire sparked amid a historic heat wave in the country's Pacific Northwest region, with record-breaking temperatures reported in parts of Washington.
Record-breaking, triple-digit temperatures have been forecast, with a heat wave set to start this weekend in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada and California.
The man had been lounging by a pool for more than an hour in the Californian city before he collapsed due to heat stroke.
According to the map, around 56 percent of states in the West are in "extreme drought," and 26 percent are in "exceptional drought."