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2012-08-07 09:20:58

Earth's land areas have become more likely to experience an extreme summer heat wave according to a new statistical analysis by NASA scientists.

Heat Wave 2012 - What's Behind It?
2012-08-05 05:17:24

More than half of the contiguous states in the US were experiencing drought by early July 2012, and over 170 all-time American heat records were tied or surpassed during the month of June.

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2012-07-12 16:04:05

While a new study warned about the increasing odds of heat waves sweeping the earth, it also suggested the controversial nature and political undertones of climate studies.

2012-07-07 23:01:43

A/C Service Expert American Cooling And Heating Gives Sound Advice On How To Stay Safe This Summer Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 A/C Service Expert

2012-07-04 23:01:45

In the aftermath of deadly storms, 1.4 million residents of the Northeast US lack power. At the same time, an unrelenting heat wave has been affecting most of those 1.4 million people.

Five Degree Temperature Increases Expected In Southern California By Mid-Century
2012-06-22 08:23:06

Climate change could have a profound impact on Southern California, as the region could be several degrees warmer by the middle of the century, according to a new UCLA study released on Thursday.


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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