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Heat Wave Intensifies Across The West

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green

LAS VEGAS — Temperatures in Death Valley – the legendary hottest place on Earth – at least tied a record Sunday as a heat wave broug...

Dozens Hospitalized As Heat Wave Strikes The West

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

By Eric M. Johnson June 29 (Reuters) - More than 170 people were treated for heat-related ailments and some towns and cities took emer...

HEAT WAVE

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and CHRIS CARLSON | Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. — Scorching heat blistered the Southwest on Saturday, where highs between 115 and 120 degrees were recorded for parts of Ar...

120 Degrees This Weekend In Phoenix, Las Vegas

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and CHRIS CARLSON | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green

PHOENIX — A blazing heat wave expected to send the mercury soaring to nearly 120 degrees in Phoenix and Las Vegas over the weekend settled acros...

Heatwave Roasts The Midwest, Spreads To Northeast

AP | RON TODT and BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 09.06.2012 | Green

PHILADELPHIA — Americans dipped into the water, went to the movies and rode the subway just to be in air conditioning Saturday for relief from u...

Student Athletes Can Play In Heat, But With Precautions, Pediatricians Say

AP | By LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 10.08.2011 | Education

CHICAGO -- Playing sports in hot, steamy weather is safe for healthy children and teen athletes, so long as precautions are taken and the drive to win...

Record-Breaking Heat Broils U.S. As Storm Looms Near

Posted 10.03.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (Reuters/Wendell Marsh) - Record-breaking heat continued to broil central and southern states on Tuesday as Tropical Storm Emily threat...

Heat 'Dome' Puts U.S. In Pressure Cooker

AP | By TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

CHICAGO -- If the extreme heat and humidity lingering over much of the nation feels like a steam bath, it's because the same principles are at work in...

Triple Digits Across The Country

Reuters | By Molly O'Toole | Posted 09.16.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiery reds and oranges nearly covered the United States on meteorologist maps as a massive heat wave hit hard in much of th...

Surface Of Brooklyn Bridge Park Hits 171 Degrees

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Tuesday's temperature may have peaked at 102 degrees, but the same can't be said for the city's parks. Geoffrey Croft, a member of NYC Park Advocates...