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Record January Temperatures Leave Confusing String Of Highs And Lows

Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

From Climate Central's Brian Kahn: The first month of 2014 is over, leaving behind a nation blowing hot and cold. While the polar vortex brought...

The Heat Wave That's Somehow Stuck In Reverse

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 07.18.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The oppressively hot weather in the Northeast has surprised meteorologists: It's moving backward across America, something that rarely h...

HEAT WAVE!

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 09.16.2013 | Green

NEW YORK — From South Dakota to Massachusetts temperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Wednesday as the largest heat wave of the summ...

Heat Wave Brings Sauna-Like Conditions To U.S. Northeast

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Green

(Adds quotes, moves dateline to Albany, N.Y., changes byline) By T.G. Branfalt Jr. ALBANY, N.Y., July 16 (Reuters) - The...

Weekend Heat Wave To Bake Western U.S.

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green

LAS VEGAS — A high pressure system parking over the West is expected to bring temperatures this weekend and into next week that are extreme even...

'The Most Dangerous Weather Phenomena Out There'

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 10.11.2012 | Green

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The United States is in the midst of the worst drought in decades, and the dry weather and soaring temperatures are taking a ...

PHOTOS: Droughts, Wildfires And Other Extreme Weather

Posted 07.09.2012 | Green

The first week of July saw extreme weather hit across much of the country, with a heat wave, drought and severe wildfires all leaving their mark. High...

Good And Bad News For The Midwest

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2012 | Green

* US Midwest heat breaks as temperatures moderate * But crop ratings expected to show further deterioration * Forecast d...

U.S. To Get A Reprieve From Hot Temperatures

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 09.08.2012 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans this week will get a reprieve from the stifling heat that has blanketed much of the country as temperatures begin approach...

U.S. Heat Wave Kills Over 30 As Temperatures Cool Slightly

AP | BRETT ZONGKER and KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 09.07.2012 | Green

NEW YORK — The heat that blanketed much of the U.S. will begin easing up this week as temperatures approach normal from the Midwest to the East ...

Heat Waves Hardest On Minority Communities, Experts Say

Posted 07.13.2012 | Black Voices

Torrid temperatures aren't uncommon this time of year, but record-breaking levels of heat and humidity are and they're expected to sweep through most ...

Seriously, When Will The Heat End?

Posted 07.06.2012 | Green

By Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer After an unusually oven-like June, the beginning of July has been sweltering, too. The he...

New Jersey Heat Wave Continues

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's heat wave continues unabated and forecasters expect it will get hotter on the weekend. Temperatures...

Power Outages Remain As Record Heat Scorches Virginia

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More hot weather is in store for thousands of Virginians who remain without electricity nearly a week after severe storms hit t...

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...

'This Is What Global Warming Looks Like'

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 09.02.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — Is it just freakish weather or something more? Climate scientists suggest that if you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global...

Heat Wave Brings Triple Digits To Much Of Alabama

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Temperatures soared toward the triple digits across much of Alabama on Thursday, prompting police checks on the elderly and ...

Heat Builds, Blast Saps Power In Morgan City, Louisiana

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With temperatures in the 90s on Wednesday, tourist carriages left the French Quarter empty after just one round — it was too ho...

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...

Watch: Heat Wave Smothers Much of U.S.

Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

The heat-wave that has gripped much of the central United States is headed east and, meteorologists say it is only going to get worse. And they ar...

WATCH: How To Stay Cool In Heat Wave

Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living

It's official: heat wave 2011 is in full force. And if you're out and about in this scorching summer weather, it's inevitable that you're going to fin...

Heat Wave Bakes Central U.S., Expected To Expand Eastward

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A heat wave with oppressive temperatures and stifling humidity lingered and intensified in the midsection of the country on Mo...

U.S. Heat Wave Shows No Signs Of Ending: 'The Trend Is Not Our Friend'

AP | By MURRAY EVANS | Posted 09.16.2011 | Green

OKLAHOMA CITY -- As temperatures climbed into the 90s Sunday in Steele, N.D., a small window air conditioner in Paul and Betty Smokov's ranch home jus...

Heat Warnings Issued In Multiple States

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 09.10.2011 | Green

DALLAS — The temperature setting is stuck on broil across a swath of the Midwest and South, with Dallas and Oklahoma City sweltering through 100...

HEAT WAVE: Eastern US cooks In Summer Heat, Temps Reach 100s

AP | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Another wave of oppressive heat clamped down on a broad swath of Eastern states on Saturday, with temperatures in the high 90...