Blogs Heat

Records Fall Across Country as Temperatures Soar

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2012

A rare weather pattern for March is allowing May-like temperatures in the East, while the West gets pounded by storms.

Record Warm Week Ahead East of the Rockies

  • Published: Mar 12th, 2012

A record warm week is ahead for much of the U.S. as highs reach the 70s all the way to the Upper Midwest and New England.

High Temperature Records Set in the Plains

  • Published: Jan 6th, 2012

It's January. It's not supposed to be 70 degrees plus in South Dakota, right? A wintertime heat wave just proved that notion false.

New Jersey Faces Serious Climate Change Risks, Experts Warn

  • Published: Dec 2nd, 2011

More extreme hot days and more flooding will mean economic, environmental and health consequences for the Garden State.

Heat Wave Continues, With Record Warm Overnight Lows

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2011

Use this interactive to examine the record warm overnight low temperatures that have marked this summer's intense heat wave.

Hot Nights and High Humidity Set This Heat Wave Apart

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2011

The intense heat wave across the US has brought a dangerous combination of high heat and humidity, with repercussions for public health and and the power grid.

New York Times Publishes a Searing Drought Story, But Completely Misses the Climate Change Angle

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2011

A New York Times story on the intense drought in the Southern US fails to mention any possible climate change role, instead blaming La Nina.

Heat Waves and Nuclear Power — Part Two

  • Published: May 4th, 2011

Floods in the Midwest and a new SolveClimate story are a reminder of nuclear power's vulnerability to climate change.