Good afternoon: Today's PM — edited by Justin Green — is 397 words, a 2 minute read.
Situational awareness: President Trump says U.S. shot down Iranian drone over Strait of Hormuz.
Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Get familiar with the concept of a "record-high nighttime low" temperature.
Why it matters: It can become very dangerous when temperatures don't cool down at night, meteorologists tell the AP. Parts of the East Coast won’t drop below the mid- to upper-70s or even 80s at night.
The big picture: "Hot weather is nothing new, of course, especially in July. But climate change is making heat waves like this one more common." [NYT]
Between the lines: This could also take a toll on flood-ravaged farms.
The bottom line: This wouldn't be a bad weekend to check up on your neighbors and family, particularly the elderly.
A few miles off Maine, a private dive team has located the last Navy warship to be sunk by a German submarine in World War II, AP reports.
The sinking on April 23, 1945, was originally blamed on a boiler explosion.
Characters from "Sesame Street Live” appear near Madison Square Garden. Photo: Kathy Willens/AP
Sally Field and"Sesame Street" are in the latest class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients, the AP notes.