Stories tagged: heat
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
A massive and intense heat dome has spread over the northern Plains and mountain West, sucking moisture out of the soil, and may persist for weeks. The scorching heat and …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Two days of searing hot weather are going to send the fire danger soaring
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Officials are investigating the heat as a possible factor in 12 deaths in metro Phoenix last week as temperatures soared to 119 degrees.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. made the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Dozens of flights have been delayed and canceled out of Phoenix Sky Harbor on Tuesday as the city – and much of the region – withers under another day of …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Killer heat is getting worse, a new study shows. Deadly heat waves like the one now broiling the American West are bigger killers than previously thought and they are going …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
All-time heat records could be in jeopardy in the Southwest this week as a dome of hot, high pressure settles over the region. Triple-digit highs are in the forecast from …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
When bracing for 120 degrees, it’s all about the water. Drinking it, splashing in it to stay cool, and drinking it some more. A lot more.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Heat records were burning up Thursday in cities in the Northeast as the region gets a summer preview.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Unpack your shorts. It will hit the 70s, and maybe even the 80s this week.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
In what scientists call a clear sign of a warming world, Earth’s temperatures in March were the most above-normal on record without an El Nino spiking temperatures.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 5:24 a.m.
Globally, 2016 was the warmest year on record. In Los Angeles, temperature records were shattered last summer during scorching heat waves that saw highs of 100 degrees for five days …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Goran Dragic had 21 points and eight assists, Wayne Ellington scored 18 off the bench and the Miami Heat overcame another triple-double from James Harden to beat the Houston Rockets …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
While last month merely tied for the world’s third warmest October in history, 2016 is still on track to be the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists said Thursday.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
Global temperatures are soaring toward a record high this year, the U.N. weather agency said Monday, while another report showed emissions of a key global warming gas have flattened out …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
The San Antonio Spurs didn’t waste any time after losing out in the Kevin Durant sweepstakes. The Spurs agreed to a two-year deal with veteran forward Pau Gasol on Monday, …
Sat., July 2, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
When the temperature spikes, Phoenix trails will stay open for man but not for man’s best friend. City leaders on Thursday rejected a proposal to prohibit people from hiking in …
Mon., June 20, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
A severe heatwave ushered in the first day of summer Monday in the broiling Southwest, where extreme temperatures were blamed for at least five deaths over the weekend. Towns along …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 3:32 p.m.
There’s a saying around the Pacific Northwest that summer doesn’t really start until after the Fourth of July.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
This month’s heat wave is likely being caused by El Nino, forecasters said Monday
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
Thanks to a combination of global warming and an El Nino, the planet shattered monthly heat records for an unprecedented 12th straight month, as April smashed the old record by …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
Federal meteorologists say the winter that has just ended was the hottest in U.S. records, thanks to the combination of El Nino and man-made global warming.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 12:05 p.m.
The January figures are in, and Earth’s string of hottest-months-on-record has now reached nine in a row. But NASA said January stood out: The temperature was above normal by the …
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 10:30 p.m.
WASHINGTON – If carbon dioxide emissions continue at their current pace, by the end of century parts of the Persian Gulf will sometimes be just too hot for the human …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
It’s official. The three-month span from June 1 through Aug. 31 was the hottest and the driest summer on record in Spokane. The hot and dry conditions have caused extreme …
Thu., July 30, 2015
Our vegetable gardens are happy to see the cooler weather of the last week or so. Hot weather higher than 85 to 90 degrees delays fruit set and puts a …
Mon., June 29, 2015
A triathlon is never easy, but Sunday’s Ironman Coeur d’Alene may have pegged a new level of difficulty. That’s due to record-breaking heat that overwhelmed competitors, volunteers and spectators alike. …
Sun., June 28, 2015
They drank a lot of water. They wrapped their heads with wet towels. They sat in the shade close to fans and misting stations. Some found sanctuary between games in …
Sun., June 28, 2015
Saturday’s official high temperature is the hottest ever recorded in Spokane in June. But that record likely will last only one day.
Sat., June 27, 2015, 5:21 p.m.
The official high temperature recorded at the Spokane International Airport – in the shade – was 102, the highest ever recorded in Spokane in June.