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July Was Hottest Month on Record in US

Posted August 8th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Americans knew it was hot in July, and now the government is saying last month was the hottest on record. U.S. weather officials said Wednesday the average temperature across the contiguous 48 states in the country was 25.3 degrees Celsius in July. That was slightly higher than the devastating Dust Bowl summer the country suffered […]

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Officials: Past Year Warmest Ever in US

Posted July 9th, 2012 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Weather officials say the past 12 months represent the hottest period on record in the United States. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Monday said that every month starting from June 2011 and ending in June of this year ranked among the warmest since record-taking started in 1895. And this does not take into account […]

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Relief in Sight as Extreme Heat Grips US

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Millions of heat-battered Americans are eagerly awaiting a Canadian cold front expected to soon break the back of a record-setting heat wave blamed for at least 30 deaths and untold suffering across large swaths of the central and eastern United States. There are reports of buckled highways, withered crops and power outages from Wisconsin and […]

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Northeastern US Suffers Under Record High Temperatures

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Millions of people across the northeastern United States suffered Friday as temperatures soared above 40 degrees Celsius and hit all-time record highs in many areas. Extremely high humidity made it feel like more than 45 Celsius in New York and other cities. Officials say this week’s heatwave has killed several people. Dangerous heat and air […]

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Deadly Heat Wave Bakes United States

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Americans sweltering under a brutal heat wave are bracing for more. The National Weather Service issued excessive heat warnings for parts of the eastern and central United States Friday, saying temperatures could soar as high as 39 degrees celsius, with high humidity making it feel like 46. Already, health officials are blaming the severe heat […]

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Much of US Swelters in Heat Wave

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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An oppressive heat wave that has gripped the central and southern United States for days is moving east, bringing temperatures as high as 38 degrees Celsius to an area stretching from Chicago to Washington. The National Weather Service said Thursday that excessive heat watches, warnings and advisories are in effect for much of the central […]

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