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Antionette Lee
August 18, 2019 - 10:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you notice some excessive heat and soaring temperatures on Sunday, get used to it for the next couple of days because another heat wave is here. Scorching heat, thick humidity and wet afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Meteorologist Jonathan O'Brien with National...
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People enjoy the sun and the fountains of the Trocadero gardens in Paris, Thursday July 25, 2019, when a new all-time high temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius (108.7 F) hit the French capital.
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August 02, 2019 - 8:19 am
By Mike Corder, Associated Press AMSTERDAM (AP) — The heat wave that smashed temperature records in Western Europe last month was made more intense by man-made climate change, according to a study published Friday. The rapid study by a respected team of European scientists points to an array of...
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In this image taken on June 15, 2019 small pieces of ice float in the water in Nuuk Fjord, Greenland.
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August 01, 2019 - 12:13 pm
By David Rising, Associated Press Writer BERLIN (AP) — The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island's ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic. Greenland, the world's largest...
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Staying cool in a heat wave
CNN, KFMB, KCCI
July 26, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Eliza Mackintosh and Ivana Kottasová, CNN (CNN) — Forget Brexit — when Queen Elizabeth was snapped in a photo op with Britain's new Prime Minister this week amid record temperatures, all anyone could talk about was her Dyson fan pictured in the background. "The Queen must be feeling the heat...
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Notre Dame
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July 24, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — The chief architect of France's historic monuments says he's afraid that the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse. Dozens of sensors dotted around the 12th-century monument have shown no indication that it's...
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Molly Daly
July 21, 2019 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As much of the U.S. swelters in dangerously hot temperatures, scientists say they expect heat waves to become more frequent, and a distinguished climate scientist gave insight how a warming planet is affecting our weather. Michael Mann, director of the Penn State...
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Justin Udo
July 21, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The hottest stretch of summer has been ripping through the Delaware Valley for the last few days, and this heat brings some unique qualities you should be aware of when you face it. It's no secret that the Delaware Valley, along with most of the country, is in the...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 20, 2019 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia may be approaching some record weather temperatures this weekend. Meteorologist Jonathan O'Brien with the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly confirms it's not your imagination, it is unusually hot this weekend. "We're gonna be close to some records...
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Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
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July 05, 2019 - 7:13 am
By Monica Garrett and Susan Scutti (CNN) — Alaska's heat wave continued through Independence Day, and in Anchorage, the temperatures shattered an all-time record. The temperature at the airport was 90 degrees Thursday, besting June 14, 1969, for the highest mark ever reached in the state, according...
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
August 28, 2018 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hot, muggy conditions forced classes to end early on only the second day of the school year. The thermometer outside read 92 degrees as students filed out of Spring Garden School. "It's really hot in our room. There's no air conditioning. All we have is two little...
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