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Summer Heat Wave

The Oxygen Planet Struts Its Stuff

William deBuys | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
William deBuys

This summer's conditions may indeed be perfect for fire in the Southwest and West, but if you think of it as a "storm," perfect or otherwise -- that is, sudden, violent, and temporary -- then you don't understand what's happening in this country or on this planet.

WATCH: Pros And Cons Of Summer Heat Waves

Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy

Tis the season for unbearable heat and face-meltingly high levels of humidity, so to honor our sweaty faces, Jimmy Fallon presented his latest "Pros a...

What's Behind The Record Heat?

Posted 07.03.2012 | Green

This map shows the heat wave currently sweeping across the United States with temperatures taken by a NASA satellite on June 26, 2012. By Douglas...

Record-Breaking Temperatures May Kick Off First Day Of Summer

AP | By MEGHAN BARR | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- The official start of summer brought temperatures in the high 90s to the Eastern Seaboard on Wednesday, setting records in some spots and ...