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Pacific Northwest Nighttime Heat Waves Occurring More Frequently
2013-07-20 05:14:17

In western Washington and Oregon, it might not be so easy to sleep this summer. Nighttime heat waves are becoming more frequent, and records show that on average, heat waves tend to strike around the last week of July.

2013-07-19 23:17:13

Dehydration Is #1 Killer in Summer Heat Warns Researcher Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 During a summer heat wave, reports water

2013-07-01 23:23:36

Triple digit temperatures in Vegas trigger an increase in the number of IV Therapy clients treated at Hangover Heaven and Vita Heaven. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB)

2013-06-30 23:16:05

Arizona’s premier Phoenix A/C repair and A/C installation company, American Cooling And Heating, offers unique, air conditioning service viewpoint for survival in the high ambient area temperatures.

2013-06-28 23:27:21

In making ready for the extreme Arizona heat conditions, American Cooling and Heating dedicates extended emergency AC Repair resources to accommodate Valley Metro emergencies; areas associated

Manhattan Heat-Related Deaths Expected To Increase
2013-05-20 05:20:42

Increasing temperatures could cause heat-related deaths in Manhattan to increase by one-fifth by the end of the decade, and nearly double before the end of the century.


Latest Heat wave Reference Libraries

Urban Heat Island
2013-04-02 15:35:21

An urban heat island (UHI) is a metropolitan area that is drastically warmer than its surrounding rural areas because of human activities. The phenomenon was first looked into and described by Luke Howard during the 1810s, although he wasn’t the one to name the phenomenon. The difference in temperature is normally bigger at night as opposed to during the day, and it most obvious when winds are weak. Seasonally, UHI is seen during the summer and the winter. The key cause of the urban heat...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

Weather Summary from July 8
2012-07-09 08:00:41

The cold front that moved through the Northeast on Saturday providing much needed relief from the heat has stalled across the Southern Mid-Atlantic. This has created a boundary that triggered widespread showers and storms from the Virginia and Delaware coastline all the way back to Missouri. Some of the embedded storms did manage to reach severe limits, with the main risk being damaging winds. A little over 100 damaging wind reports were documented by the SPC. Unfortunately, the rain was...

The Heat Wave Of The Central United States
2012-06-26 06:00:45

So why is there so much heat and humidity rising up into the Northern Plains creating a surge of hot weather? The answer is in the weather map above. If we look over Lake Michigan we see an area of High pressure which has a clockwise flow over the region. So places on the East are having cooler weather as they are getting the air from Canada pushing down towards them. North Dakota into the Gulf Coast are on the back side of the high so there air is coming from the Gulf of Mexico. If...

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