Colorado fires are causing massive damage to homes across the state. (AP/Helen Richardson)
Wildfires in Colorado are burning homes to the ground and the high temperatures aren't help firefighters put out the flames. (Reuters)
(AURN) -- Wildfires, excessive heat and drought have plagued the Midwest for over a week now, and massive fires in Colorado have forced over 35,000 residents to evacuate. Now the high temperatures threaten the states on the Atlantic coast.