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  • A vast heat wave is endangering sea life in the Pacific Ocean. Is this the wave of the future?

    The huge expanse of warm water spans 600,000 square miles, or six to seven times the size of Alaska.

    NBC News
  • The fall heat wave was gnarly

    Temperature records toppled, and some were smashed, over a vast region of the U.S. this past fall week, including record October highs in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Newark, Raleigh, Nashville, New Orleans, Pensacola, Indianapolis, and beyond.  And in the past week, over 300 daily record highs were broken.  But, it's not the number of records that's so exceptional, noted Daniel Swain, a climate scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. "It's the geographic scope that's striking,"...

    Mashable
  • US sizzles in rare autumn heat wave

    A freakish heat wave is making early autumn feel like the dog days of summer in much of the southern and eastern US, with forecasters predicting Wednesday that temperatures could get close to triple digits. Washington was expected to hit 96 degrees Fahrenheit (36 Celsius) while October records were due to fall across the country, [

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  • US sizzles in rare autumn heat wave

    A freakish heat wave is making early autumn feel like the dog days of summer in much of the southern and eastern US, with forecasters predicting Wednesday that temperatures could get close to triple digits.

    phys.org