Thursday, June 28, 2012

Binocular Snapshot for 06/28/2012

In the past week, 1,011 records have been broken around the country, including 251 new daily high temperature records on Tuesday

"Any time you're breaking all-time records in mid- to late-June, that's a healthy heat wave,"


The current U.S. heat wave "is bad now by our current definition of bad," said University of Victoria climate scientist Andrew Weaver, but "our definition of bad changes. What we see now will be far more common in the years ahead."


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