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Nearly 200 US cities are seeing more extremely hot days, analysis finds

Nearly 200 US cities have seen an increase in the number of days each year that soar beyond a heat index of 90F (32.2C) or higher, according to an analysis of the last four decades.  “These extreme heat days are now comprising much of the summer for many cities in the south and south-west, while areas of the country that had relatively few summer days reach the 90F heat index in the past are now experiencing weeks of them,” said the report from the climate communications organization Climate Central.  Read more....

 

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