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Extreme Weather 101: Heat Spikes On the Rise

Extreme Weather 101: Heat Spikes On the Rise
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Heat records tumbled across the country last 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, those heat spikes are likely to become more commonplace as greenhouse gases heat the planet.

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