Heat

Extreme Heat Hammers U.S. Coasts
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Extreme Heat Hammers U.S. Coasts

As summer heat hit the western and eastern U.S. in July 2024, temperatures have been especially high in the Southwest.

Published Jul 11, 2024

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A Blast of Heat in the East
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A Blast of Heat in the East

A heat dome broke temperature records in the U.S. Midwest and Northeast.

Published Jun 20, 2024

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Early Fires in Brazil’s Pantanal
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Early Fires in Brazil’s Pantanal

Drought helped spread intense, early-season blazes in one of the world’s largest wetlands.

Published Jun 12, 2024

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Heat Scorches U.S. Southwest
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Heat Scorches U.S. Southwest

An early summer heat wave broke temperature records in Nevada, Arizona, and California in June 2024.

Published Jun 10, 2024

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Drought Parches Mexico
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Drought Parches Mexico

Dry weather is putting extra strain on the systems that deliver water to Mexico City.  

Published Jun 7, 2024

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