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Oklahoma Is OK if You Like Sizzling Temperatures

  • Published: Aug 3rd, 2012

Sizzling heat continues to affect Oklahoma with near-record heat and temperatures propelled by extreme drought conditions.

Oklahoma City Tops Out at 112, Misses Mark by 1 Degree

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2012

Oklahoma City may set an all-time high temperature record, after sweating through the warmest day since 1936.

Image of the Day: A Fountain of Color in Yosemite Valley

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2012

A river of rain and snowmelt plunging into Yosemite Valley collide against rocks at the bottom, sending up a rainbow.

Cities Across U.S. Bore Brunt of Record-Setting July Heat

  • Published: Aug 1st, 2012

Preliminary climate data shows that July was one of the hottest months on record, from Denver to D.C.

Stubborn 2012 Heat Wave Roasts Eight States

  • Published: Jul 31st, 2012

Dangerous heat is scorching a region from Kansas to Mississippi, with all-time temperature records in jeopardy.

Extreme Heat Continues to Plague South Central States

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2012

High temperatures are soaring into the triple digits from Oklahoma to Arkansas, as the record warm summer of 2012 drags on.

Stephen Colbert Warns of Drought’s “Arid Hellscape”

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2012

On his Comedy Central show, Stephen Colbert tackled the massive U.S. drought and its impacts on agriculture.

Record Summer Temperatures, By The Numbers

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2012

So many records have been broken or tied so far this summer that it can be difficult to make sense of it all. We keep track so you don't have to.