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The weather of 2012 has been so unusual that the Climate Extremes Index has reached a new high.
After breaking thousands of records, how does the recent heat wave compare vs. hottest summers in U.S. history?
Amazing video helps explain the "derecho" event that knocked out power to millions and killed about two dozen on June 29.
The June heat wave is now also the early July heat wave, with utility companies reporting some progress restoring power.
Media outlets nationwide are talking about the heat wave & severe thunderstorms. Here's some coverage we're reading.
Due to the warm water temperatures & salinity levels, Delaware & Maryland beaches are expecting jellyfish earlier.
All-time record temperatures were set in Southeast, while millions were still without power after Friday's severe weather.