Northwest U.S. faces hottest day of intense heat wave

Sabina Ehmann and her daughter Vivian, visiting Seattle from North Carolina, are prepared with umbrellas to shield the sun during a heat wave hitting the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Seattle. Yesterday set a record high for the day with more record highs expected Monday. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

SEATTLE — The hottest day of an unprecedented and dangerous heat wave scorched the Pacific Northwest on Monday, with temperatures obliterating records that had been set just the day before.