Oregon volunteers are scrambling to hand out water to homeless people in Portland's isolated encampments as the Pacific Northwest sweats through a heat wave that is gripping the normally temperate region.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
As millions of Americans across the Pacific Northwest and the Southeast are under heat advisories, extreme weather and its sometimes fatal implications are raising questions about whether infrastructure could help provide some relief. …
By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
As temperatures soared throughout the country in July, local and state officials had to adjust their crisis response plans to account for the ongoing threat of the coronavirus pandemic.
By Courtney Vinopal
More than 100 local heat records are expected to fall Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
By Corey Williams, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
By Eric Oliver, Alistair Hobday, Dan Smale, Thomas Wernberg, Neil Holbrook, The Conversation
Unusually warm periods can last for weeks or months, killing off kelp forests and corals, and producing other significant impacts on marine ecosystems.
An extreme heat wave is baking the West and Southwest, with temperatures well above 100 degrees. More than 40 flights were cancelled or delayed because some planes can't safely lift off in that heat. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari…
By Joshua Barajas
Future heat waves will become hotter and more frequent across the globe if measures aren’t take to cap greenhouse gas emissions, the National Center for Atmospheric Research announced Tuesday.
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