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Death Valley sets tentative world record for hottest month

The natural furnace of California’s Death Valley was on full broil in July, tentatively setting a world record for hottest month ever.

Weathercatch: ‘River in the sky’ brings tropical Thanksgiving to Inland NW

A long plume of warm, moist airflow from the tropics to the Western U.S. put record-warm temperatures and intermittent rain on the Thanksgiving Day menu in eastern Washington.

Montana saw record warm temperatures on Thanksgiving

More than a dozen Montana cities and towns saw record high temperatures on Thanksgiving.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:03 p.m.

We can brighten clouds to reflect heat and reduce global warming. But should we?

WASHINGTON – Ever-higher temperatures are melting the ice sheets faster than projected. Sea level is rising. International efforts to reduce greenhouse gases are taking longer than expected. It’s a nightmare …

Portugal braces for wildfire calamity as temperatures rise

Portugal’s government is taking the rare step of decreeing a state of public calamity before a forecast rise in temperatures that authorities fear will worsen a spate of wildfires.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:25 p.m.

July ranks 2nd for heat globally, hottest recorded on land

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday that Earth sweated to its second-hottest month since recordkeeping began in 1880.

UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 10:06 p.m.

Hot weather primes area for wildfire danger

Two days of searing hot weather are going to send the fire danger soaring

Svalbard sees ‘shocking’ temperatures near freezing point

The Arctic archipelago of Svalbard has seen such extreme warmth this year that the average annual temperature could end up above freezing for the first time on record, scientists said …

Weathercatch: Unusually warm April give plants an early start

It got so warm this April that on some days temperatures in Eastern Washington were on par with Southern California and even Miami.

Late-blooming spring begs warm welcome

Temperatures rising into the lower 70s on Wednesday gave residents of the Inland Northwest a taste of what spring can really be like. But the mild weather was more of …

Temperatures to drop as cold air makes it over mountains

Are you ready for the first Arctic blast of the season? Mother Nature has taken it easy on us so far this month when it comes to chilly temperatures. Referencing …