Stories tagged: heat wave
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, the latest in a long line of peaks that scientists say backs up predictions for man-made climate …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 7:22 p.m.
Most of the South – from Texas to parts of South Carolina – will be under heat advisories and warnings as temperatures will feel as high as 117 degrees, forecasters …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
The heat wave that smashed temperature records in Western Europe last month was made more intense by man-made climate change, according to a study published Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 8:41 p.m.
The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island’s ice sheet and causing massive …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
The temperature’s dropping but Europe’s troubles aren’t over: A record-busting heat wave gave way Friday to thunderstorms and hailstorms, bringing the Tour de France to a dramatic halt and causing …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 6:44 p.m.
Even ice cream, Italian gelato or Popsicles couldn’t help this time. Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just days fell minute by minute Thursday afternoon and Europeans …
Wed., July 24, 2019, 12:06 p.m.
Europeans cooled off in public fountains Wednesday as a new heat wave spread across parts of the continent and is already breaking records.
Thu., July 18, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
Public housing officials in Chicago are planning wellbeing checks on residents as the heat and humidity are expected to mount to dangerous levels
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Alaska’s largest city and two other state locations reached record high temperatures on Independence Day
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 12:10 a.m.
Germany has registered a new temperature high for June, beating the previous record set just days ago.
Thu., June 27, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
France’s national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an “exceptional peak” Friday amid a record-setting …
Wed., June 26, 2019, 12:33 p.m.
Torrid weather gripped large parts of western and central Europe on Wednesday, setting new June temperature records in Germany and the Czech Republic and forcing drivers to slow down on …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
Orangutans at a Vienna zoo got buckets of water, lemurs in Rome enjoyed fruit icicles and a polar bear took to a pool in Germany as much of Europe sweltered …
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
More than half of France, including around Paris, was placed on an orange alert for intense heat Monday – the second-highest level on the scale – as very hot temperatures …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 3:40 p.m.
In Australia, snakes sometimes slither into suburban backyards and homes. When the weather gets warm, they lounge in the sun. When it gets hot, they seek cool places. When it …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
Residents and tourists in Portugal and Spain stayed in the shade or flocked to the beach Saturday as southern Europe sweltered in a heat wave that has produced near-record temperatures …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
Hot air from Africa is bringing a new heatwave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally high temperatures that are forecast to peak at 116.6 Fahrenheit …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
The heatwave gripping large stretches of Europe has already been blamed for deadly forest fires and crop failures. Now freshwater fish could be its next victims.
Tue., July 24, 2018, 2:43 p.m.
Scorching heat radiated across the U.S. Southwest on Tuesday, with the highest temperatures expected in California’s Death Valley during a week that forecasters say could prove to be the region’s …
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Firefighters toiled in stifling heat Saturday on the lines of destructive wildfires across the U.S. West, making progress against some blazes while struggling to tame others that have forced evacuations …
Tue., May 22, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Spokane area residents can expect heat in the low to mid 80s, and flooding continues on the Okanogan and Pend Oreille rivers.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 8:25 p.m.
The heat has peaked for Southern California, but parts of Northern California are set to see it soar some more.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
BELGRADE, Serbia – No wonder it’s been dubbed “Lucifer.” A relentless heat wave that gripped parts of Europe this week has sent temperatures soaring to record highs for several days, …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Air quality worsened on Friday, but the smoky air didn’t stop people from flocking to rivers and lakes.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
This summer’s extreme heat is going to continue well into next week along with smoky skies
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
Air quality in Spokane deteriorated on Wednesday as wildfire smoke arrived on northerly and easterly winds
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
An extended heat wave will combine with winds to allow wildfire smoke to drift as far south as Spokane and across the region.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5 a.m.
Temperatures are expected to bake the Inland Northwest this week with highs going from the upper 90s to 100 or hotter
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
The next big heat wave hits the Inland Northwest next week
Sun., July 9, 2017
Here’s a look at how people are escaping – and embracing – the heat wave that’s sweeping over the Spokane area.