User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: High Temperatures
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It's a powder day at the high-country ski areas in the Mid-Atlantic 10.3.2018 Washington Post
It's a powder day at the high-country ski areas in the Mid-Atlantic
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New Study: Eat Your Strawberries Before Climate Change Wipes Them Out 7.3.2018 Mother Jones
With its year-round sunshine and vast tracts of fertile land, California is one of the jewels of US food production, providing a third of the nation’s vegetables and two-thirds of our fruits and nuts. As the climate warms, can we continue to take this $50.5 billion bounty for granted?  That’s the question posed by a team […]
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Garcetti wants better earthquake safety for L.A.'s day care centers, private schools and steel towers 3.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary
More needs to be done to protect Los Angeles from earthquakes and other threats, Mayor Eric Garcetti said, as he released a 96-point plan Friday that eventually could result in mandatory retrofits of the city's steel-framed buildings, private schools and day care centers.
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What's going on in the Arctic? 2.3.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
We're talking about the North Pole's warm winter on Climate Cast this week, plus we here about the climate role that forests play and the status of renewable energy.
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'Extreme' warm temps hit North Pole during what's usually a cold time 27.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Temperatures soared about 50 degrees higher than normal in the Arctic.
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Racing! Clockers' Corner is one of the best deals in town 26.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary
Horse racing newsletter
These Animals Are Tougher Than We Thought 4.2.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The West is a challenging place to live these days, with fires and mudslides, droughts and heat waves—to say nothing of the political climate. But the West’s residents are nothing if not resilient, and that includes the nonhumans. High Country […]
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Amid record heat and dry conditions, fears of another drought in California 30.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

January in Southern California is typically marked by rain, chilly temperatures and snow-capped mountains.

But this month is ending on a decidedly hot and dry note, with umbrellas and sweaters giving way to bathing suits and air conditioning.

The region is in the midst of a heat wave that on Monday...

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Essential California: 'Extraordinary' January has weather experts alarmed 30.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, Jan. 30, and here’s what’s happening across California:


The January heat

“Unusual” and “extraordinary” are among the words weather experts are using to describe the record heat and dry streak afflicting...

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January heat wave sets new high temperature records in Southern California 30.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Monday brought a second day of record-setting heat across Southern California as a January heat wave made winter feel a lot more like summer.

As of noon, several cities hit new records for the day, including Long Beach (86) and Camarillo (86).

Powerful winds continued Monday, including gusts that...

Closed roof for Australian Open final draws criticism 28.1.2018 Tennis – The Indian Express
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Players turn up the heat on Australian Open weather policy 19.1.2018 Washington Post: World
French player Alize Cornet has called for the extreme heat policy at the Australian Open to be re-evaluated after she said she nearly fainted in the broiling temperatures during her third-round match Friday at Melbourne Park.
Australian Open heat policy could be dangerous: Alize Cornet 19.1.2018 Sports – The Indian Express
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Australian Open 2018: Players and fans swelter in Melbourne, brace for worse on Friday 18.1.2018 Sports – The Indian Express
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Heat wave breaks records in Southland; Lake Forest is hottest place in U.S. 14.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Days after Southern California saw the first significant rain in nearly a year, the region fell back into summer-like winter with a heat wave that set new records.

Among the places that set new high temperature records for the day: Los Angeles International Airport (86 degrees) and Long Beach (88)....

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Australia's heat wave fries bats' brains, hundreds found dead 11.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Sweltering temperatures killed bats over the weekend outside of Sydney as temperatures soared up to 117 Fahrenheit, the hottest it's been since 1939.
Sydney swelters through its hottest day in almost 80 years 8.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Dangerous heat is roasting parts of Australia with temperatures that haven’t been seen in decades.
As the eastern U.S. freezes, a heat wave is melting asphalt in southern Australia 7.1.2018 Washington Post
In Australia, it’s summer — and a remarkably hot one, with temperatures in several parts of the country hovering in the triple digits.
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How cold is too cold for pets? 3.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A common misconception is that dogs and cats are more resistant to cold weather than humans because of their fur, but the risks to animals can be greater during a cold snap than during extreme heat.
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PM Update: Extremely cold again tonight, but perhaps briefly near and above freezing Wednesday 3.1.2018 Washington Post
PM Update: Extremely cold again tonight, but perhaps briefly near and above freezing Wednesday
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