2 hrs ago
Beach weather this weekend in Hampton Roads?
It may be chilly today, but things are changing in a big way tomorrow through early next week.
7 hrs ago
Malaysian National News Agency
Argentina's Heat Wave Collapses Power Grid
BUENOS AIRES, Dec 18 -- Some 30,000 businesses in Buenos Aires City and metropolitan area are demanding compensation for losses suffered due to collapse of the power distribution system, overwhelmed by an extraordinary heat wave with temperatures in the high thirties and low forties.
10 hrs ago
Heatwave expected to hit one-third of Australia over Christmas
About one-third of the country is expected to be hit by a heatwave over Christmas, with temperatures likely to reach 40 degrees or more.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Plants will reach point where they couldn't possibly take another bite of our CO2
Plants love carbon dioxide. It's their oxygen. That's why forests, meadows, and the like are called carbon sinks - they help draw a fraction of our CO2 emissions back out of the atmosphere and into the soil.
Argentine energy grid hit by failures as everyone turns on air conditioning during heat wave
Power outages are plaguing Buenos Aires as temperatures soar above 95 degrees and everyone tries to turn on their air conditioners at once.
Argentina: Electricty demand reached a new record
This afternoon, electricity demand reached a new high due to the heat wave affecting half the country.
Buenos Aires Herald
Orange alert continues for Buenos Aires, Rosario
An orange alert continued today for high temperatures in the cities of Buenos Aires and Rosario as a heat wave remained in the area.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Perth Heat Wave Ends, Adelaide and Melbourne Next
A cold front will move through southwest Australia on Tuesday and Wednesday bringing some relief to areas that sweltered for the past week.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Angelina Jolie wears hat, sweats in Australian heat on 'Unbroken' set
JUNE 02: Angelina Jolie attends the World Premiere of 'World War Z' at The Empire Cinema on June 2, 2013 in London, England.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
The Sand Trap
Is anyone else here crazier enough to play in 10 degree weather?
Depends if the sun is shining. On a clear sunny day 10 can feel pretty good. A little wind and some clouds and it feels a lot colder.
Yellow Alert by intense heat wave forecast in the main Argentine cities
El Nacional Weather Service today issued a yellow alert for the city of Buenos Aires and surrounding areas, due to the high temperatures recorded yesterday and forecasts for the weekend.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
The Washington Post
136 below: Shockingly low temperature report from Antarctica, but not a record
Via NASA: "With remote-sensing satellites, scientists have found the coldest places on Earth, just off a ridge in the East Antarctic Plateau.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Weather warming by Monday
Soon there will come a time when you'll be able to consider leaving the long johns in the drawer.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Lifeguards, Counselors Let 7-Year-Old Drown: Family
It was at the height of a heat wave, an oppressively hot 98 degrees on July 18, when Ja'briel O'Connor visited the Cobbs Creek Recreation Center pool with his summer camp, Families Forward.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Unseasonable Start to Dec.... A Little Dec. Reality... Weekend...
The end of our Dec. "heat wave" has arrived. Every day this month has been above avg.
New Study On Impact Of Arctic Warming
Following is the text of an article by Andrew Freedman of Climate Central which summarizes findings in a new study of far northern latitude warming and extreme weather occurrences.
New Report Available: Hungary Quarterly Beverage Tracker Report Q3 2013
This report provides a complete overview of all commercial beverage consumption trends, latest market developments and an economic mood indicator What is the current market landscape and what is changing? Consumer purchasing power remains weak in Q3-13, with general economic conditions unfavourable.
No heat wave, but wait for warmer days ahead
The bitterly cold weather that has blanketed the Dakotas might warm up a bit by the weekend, but don't expect anything close to the 50s of three weeks ago.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Police strikes, mob rule testing Argentine cities
While officers gather outside negotiating sessions, people are smashing storefronts and hauling out anything they can carry, from mattresses to baby carriages to beer.
Ice storms, power outages and you
What's News: A harsh ice storm slams Texas and the Midwest knocking out power and snarling travel.