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Extreme Weather 101: Heat Spikes On the Rise

Extreme Weather 101: Heat

Heat records tumbled across the country this spring and summer as heat waves and warmer-than-normal temperatures blistered much of the U.S. As scientist Deke Arndt and meteorologist Dan Satterfield explain in this edition of Extreme Weather 101, these heat spikes are likely to become more commonplace as greenhouse gases heat the planet.

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The Russian Heat Wave of 2010: July Temperatures Probability function of July average temperature anomalies in Moscow, Russia.

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