All posts tagged "heat wave"

  • Swimmers and sunbathers gather at Redondo Beach, Calif., on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, as Southern California baked in summer-like heat. (AP Photo/John Antczak)
    One more reason to hate Californians: Heat brings out beachgoers in West

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — John Larson sat on a blanket on a Southern California beach, furiously posting videos on Facebook of his sons jumping in the waves and bracing for the expletives from friends in Buffalo, New...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Women shade themselves from the sun in the Chinatown section of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, Oct 2, 2014. Rising temperatures, falling humidity levels and Santa Ana winds increased fire danger in drought-stricken Southern California on Thursday, and forecasters said the fall heat wave would push temperatures well above normal from San Diego to San Francisco.  (AP Photo/ Nick Ut)
    SoCal heat wave will begin to retreat over the weekend

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Southland’s latest heat wave peaked today, generating triple-digit temperatures in several communities, while high surf slammed the coast, producing perilous rip currents expected to last through much of the weekend. National Weather Service forecasters warned...

    • Posted October 9, 2015
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  • A pug dog rests under the shade of her owner's bench. (AP)
    SoCal heat wave expected to last until early next week

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Temperatures and humidity levels rose to uncomfortable levels in the Southland Tuesday at the start of a heat wave expected to last until early next week. “The combination of high pressure aloft and weak offshore...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • People cool off in a public fountain past Rome's Palazzo Chigi government office, Monday, July 20, 2015. Temperatures in Rome this week could hit 38-39C (100-102F): sizzling heat and oppressive humidity have gripped Italy this month, with some nights in Rome seeing "low" temperatures hovering near 30C (86F). (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
    Another month, another global heat record broken — by far

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth dialed the heat up in June, smashing warm temperature records for both the month and the first half of the year. Off-the-charts heat is “getting to be a monthly thing,” said Jessica Blunden,...

    • Posted July 20, 2015
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  • Citizens walk on a road in Yeouido, central Seoul, on Aug. 1, 2014, after the first heat wave warning of this year was issued in the capital area. The warning is usually issued if the daily high temperature is expected to rise above 35 C for two days in a row. (Yonhap)
    Heat wave deaths expected to double by 2040 in Seoul

    The number of people who die during heat waves is expected to double by 2040 due to climate change, according to a government report Tuesday. According to the 2014 climate change assessment report drafted by the Ministry...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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