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Record-Setting Heat Wave Spreads Across Southwestern US, Grounding Planes

Record-Setting Heat Wave Spreads Across Southwestern US, Grounding Planes

Scorching heat and record temperatures are sweeping the southwest U.S. this week - and there's still no end in sight. The record setting heat wave is set to continue throughout the Southwest after peaking

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2012 Was the Hottest Year Ever for the Contiguous United States

2012 Was the Hottest Year Ever for the Contiguous United States

Photo by Shutterstock It's official: Last year was the hottest year ever recorded in the contiguous United States. The National Climate Data Center announced today that the average temperature last

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July 2012 Was the Hottest US Month In Recorded History

July 2012 Was the Hottest US Month In Recorded History

High Temperature Photo from Shutterstock In the 117 years since people began recording temperature patterns in the US, there has never been a summer as hot as what we've experienced this year: July of

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NOAA Finds The First Six Months of 2012 Were The Warmest On Record

NOAA Finds The First Six Months of 2012 Were The Warmest On Record

Many parts of the US experienced scorching temperatures over the past six months, so it may come as no surprise that the first half of 2012 was the warmest on record. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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