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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 M...

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 Monday...