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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Heat wave: Health and safety tips for scorching summer temperatures

While high heat and humidity can have a dangerous affect on anyone's health, excessive heat can be most dangerous for those 65 years old and older.

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7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Extended heat wave, with possible 100-degree days, high humidity, next week in Portland forecast (video)

With an extended heat wave in the offing, we asked National Weather Service forecaster Jeremiah Pyle to talk about thermal troughs, or heat lows, which typically bring northwest Oregon its hottest temperatures in the summer.

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11 hrs ago | KGW-TV Portland

Prolonged heat wave warning issued for NW Ore., SW Wash.

The National Weather Service issued a warning Thursday for a heat wave throughout most of western Oregon and southwest Washington that could last until the middle of next week.

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13 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

Keeping Your Cool In A Heat Wave

While high heat can drain your energy, increase your utility bills and make your AC work overtime, there are simple ways you can save energy without compromising comfort.

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17 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

First heat wave of summer to hit Metro Vancouver this weekend

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.

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18 hrs ago | Science Daily

Urban heat: Not a myth, and worst where it's wet

A new quantifies for the first time the primary causes of the 'urban heat island' effect, a common phenomenon that makes the world's urban areas significantly warmer than surrounding countryside and may increase health risks for city residents.

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22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Record cold, a ten day heat wave, thunderstorms and a shipwreck

Record cold, a ten day heat wave, thunderstorms and a shipwreck top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history.

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23 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Summer heat no reason to throw aside etiquette

Just like last summer and the one before that, July and August are sticky, broiling and stifling.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

InStyle

Kristen Bell's Secret Beauty Weapon for Surviving a Heat Wave

With the dog days of summer still ahead of us, we've taken precautionary measures and turned to the stars who not only know how to play it cool during stressful situations , but also when temps are alarmingly high.

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Korea Herald

Heat wave warning issued in Seoul

The warning is issued if the temperature is expected to remain above 33 degrees Celsius.

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Science Daily

Beautiful but a threat: Tropical fish invasion destroys kelp forests

The migration of tropical fish as a result of ocean warming poses a serious threat to the temperate areas they invade, because they overgraze on kelp forests and seagrass meadows, a new study concludes.

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Not an urban legend: Cities are hotter, and we know why

Scientists, for the first time, have a clearer picture of what causes the "urban heat island" effect, a common phenomenon that makes cities swelter by as much as 22 degrees more than the nearby countryside, especially at night in the summer.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Hampton Roads sailors, marines combat summer heat

The continuing heat wave gripping Hampton Roads is especially challenging for the region's many military personnel who, despite the hot temperatures, must continue to perform their duties; tasks which include physical training.

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Seattle Times

Wednesday Memo: 5-year-old shot ... Fire threatens 200 homes ... Warm days ahead

The kid is expected to be OK, but still Heat wave : It will be nice today, with the temperature possibly reaching into the low 80s.

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KYTX-TV News

Firefighters urge caution as heat wave arrives

Fire fighters are warning you to look for fire dangers around your house as summer fires start to become a problem.

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Bellingham Herald

Heat wave forecast for Washington

Mostly clear skies are forecast in Eastern Washington into early next week, and the dry weather is increasing the risk of wildfires.

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CBS Local

Weather: Severe Thunderstorms With Wind Gusts To 60mph Roll Through The Delaware Valley

Severe thunderstorms, with wind gusts to 60 mph, rolled through the Delaware Valley earlier this evening knocking down numerous trees and power lines.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

NY1

Carriage Driver Accused of Working Horse in Hot Weather Says She's Being Threatened With Violence

TWC News : Carriage Driver Accused of Working Horse in Hot Weather Says She's Being Threatened With Violence Play now The heat wave has tempers flaring over the treatment of horses, as a carriage driver accused of working her animal in the hot weather says she's now being threatened with violence, even as she claims she did nothing wrong.

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Castanet.net

Heat wave expected

The definition of a heat wave is five days in a row of temperatures reaching five degrees or more above average, that's according to the World Meteorological Organization, and that is what the Okanagan could be in for.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

People Try To Stay Cool Despite Hot Temperatures

DOVER , Del.- If you spent anytime outdoors Tuesday, you certainly felt the heat.

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