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

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. A new study from the University of Washington, published in the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, shows that the region west of the Cascade Mountains saw only three nighttime heat waves between 1901 and...

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 and health researcher Sharon Kleyne, nothing is more important in saving lives than the ability to recognize, prevent and treat dehydration. Dehydration defined as the loss of water content in the body, skin and eyes. Sharon Kleyne is Founder of Bio-Logic Aqua Research, a water and health research and product development center. Kleyne...

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) June 30, 2013 The heat wave blanketing western states has resulted in triple digit temperatures as high as 117 degrees in Las Vegas. The intense heat has led to an increase in the number of patients seeking IV Therapy at Las Vegas based Hangover Heaven and Vita Heaven. With a high pressure system hovering over the West, Las Vegas...

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. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 The area around Phoenix AZ ranks among the worst for high ambient temperatures. For the homeowner or the business owner, the cost of Air Conditioning Repair or A/C Installation involves time, some inconvenience and a major financial investment. But for the...

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 with the heat wave include Mesa, Gilbert and other Phoenix Valley metro regions. Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Rising temperatures and extreme Arizona heat conditions increase the demand for immediate AC Installation and AC Repair services, American Cooling And Heating will be providing...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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, according to new research published in this week´s edition of the journal Nature Climate Change. In the study, scientists from the Columbia University's Earth Institute and the Mailman School of Public Health report that deaths related to global warming could...


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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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