User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: High Temperatures
Last updated: Jun 24 2017 23:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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September in June 24.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It feels like Minnesota Gopher football weather this weekend! Cool temps will stay with us throughout this weekend, with Minnesota highs mostly in the 60s. Some spots in northwestern and north-central Minnesota could top out in the upper 50s. The Twin Cities metro area will see high temps this weekend that are normal for early…
Yes, California can (stick it to Trump on healthcare) 24.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary
A $330-billion price tag should not deter California from establishing a single-payer healthcare system.
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It was hot this week. But were California officials 'crying wolf' with alerts that drove up electricity prices? 24.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

As record-setting temperatures surged into the triple digits in parts of California this week, the manager of the state’s electrical grid put out an urgent plea: Turn down the AC and conserve power to avoid rotating outages.

The two-day flex alert by the California Independent System Operator drew...

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Statewide flex alert sends electricity prices skyrocketing. Did we need it? 24.6.2017 LA Times: Business

As record-setting temperatures surged into the triple digits in parts of California this week, the manager of the state’s electrical grid put out an urgent plea: Turn down the AC and conserve power to avoid rotating outages.

The two-day “flex alert” by the California Independent System Operator...

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Utah evacuees watched flames draw closer, smoke get thicker 24.6.2017 AP National
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday....
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Fire near Utah ski resort burns 13 homes after evacuations 24.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday. The blaze was one of several burning in the U.S. West as extreme heat […]
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This week made it clear: Climate change is a threat to our infrastructure 24.6.2017 Washington Post
This week made it clear: Climate change is a threat to our infrastructure
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Weather service in Seattle issues heat advisory as sizzling weekend approaches 23.6.2017 Seattle Times: Local

SeaTac could reach 94 degrees on Sunday, forecasters say. If you don’t have air conditioning, be extra careful this weekend.
It’s summer in Seattle: Swim rafts return to Lake Washington beaches 23.6.2017 Seattle Times: Local

You can never predict when summer really starts in Seattle. But here's one exciting measure that hints at fun times on the way.
Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald 23.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

PHOENIX (AP) — The main burn center in Phoenix has seen its emergency department visits double during the heat wave that is scorching the Southwest U.S., including people burning their bare feet on the scalding pavement. Dr. Kevin Foster, director of the Arizona Burn Center, said this June is the worst the center has seen […]
400 more homes evacuated as Utah wildfire grows 23.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire near a southwestern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size amid high winds, authorities said Thursday. Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday in a news conference on KUED-TV that the additional homes are east of the fire’s epicenter in […]
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It's so hot in England, schoolboys are wearing skirts 23.6.2017 Washington Post: World
“We're not allowed to wear shorts, and I'm not sitting in trousers all day — it's a bit hot,” one boy said.
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Worst heat wave in decades will continue through the end of the week in Southwest 22.6.2017 Washington Post
Worst heat wave in decades will continue through the end of the week in Southwest
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California heat wave claims the lives of 2 Bay Area seniors 22.6.2017 LA Times: Environment

A record-breaking heat wave that has been roasting California for days has claimed the lives of two seniors in San Jose, public health officials said Wednesday.

A 72-year-old man and an 87-year-old woman died from heat-related illnesses Monday, according to the Santa Clara County Public Health...

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Summer's Just Begun, But The Southwestern U.S. Is Already Baking 22.6.2017 NPR News
Parts of California, Nevada and Arizona are under excessive heat warnings through Sunday night.
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As heat persists, California wildfire threat grows 22.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A punishing heat wave that brought record temperatures to California this week may be easing, but the risk of wildfire was expected to grow Thursday as a result of continued warmth, increased winds and lush ground cover, according to the National Weather Service.

On Wednesday, the weather service...

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Ship traffic, June 22 21.6.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT Agamemnon Los Angeles OAK Andalucian Zephyr Lanshan, China SCK ...
Planes, Road Burns And Snakes: 5 Things That Extreme Heat Brings 21.6.2017 NPR News
Parts of the Southwest and West are suffering through excessive heat, which is bringing problems beyond sweating and bad hair.
California sees some of higher temperatures ever recorded amid heat wave 21.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The heat wave hitting Southern California this week is one for the record books.

Temperatures topped 100 in the valleys and 120 in the low desert. Death Valley hit 127 — seven degrees shy of the hottest day ever recorded on the planet.

The National Weather Service said temperatures in some low...

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No relief from heat for firefighters battling a blaze in the San Bernardino Mountains 21.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Firefighters battling a growing blaze in the San Bernardino Mountains can expect a third day of sweltering heat and low wind Wednesday as crews struggled to contain the blaze.

The wildfire in the Holcomb Valley north of Big Bear Lake has scorched 1,200 acres and was 10% contained as of Tuesday...

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