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Heat wave scorches New York City with heat index climbing above 100 degrees

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NEW YORK — More scorching heat settled over New York City on Monday, with temperatures climbing into the mid-90s and the heat index expected to top out at 102 degrees Tuesday.

Monday’s expected high was 95 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The entire tri-state area was under a heat advisory, and parts of central and ...Read more

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Heat wave scorches New York City with heat index climbing above 100 degrees

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NEW YORK — More scorching heat settled over New York City on Monday, with temperatures climbing into the mid-90s and the heat index expected to top out at 102 degrees Tuesday.

Monday’s expected high was 95 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The entire tri-state area was under a heat advisory, and parts of central and ...Read more

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June was one of Baltimore's warmest on record and the 100 degree days aren't letting up in July

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BALTIMORE — Last month was one of the warmest Junes on record in Baltimore, and persistent bouts of extreme heat could land Charm City’s summer on the wrong side of the record books.

As the week begins, the next brutal heat wave has arrived. Temperatures are forecast to reach triple digits Monday and Tuesday, with high humidity capable of ...Read more

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South Florida faces another heat advisory. This time, temperatures could feel up to 112

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South Florida is once again under a heat advisory, in effect from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday.

The National Weather Service warns that temperatures, factoring in humidity, could feel as high as 112 degrees from West Palm Beach down to Key West. All of Miami-Dade and Broward counties are included in the advisory.

This advisory also includes parts ...Read more

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Colorado weather: Heat wave's 2nd day brings record-breaking heat, air quality alerts

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DENVER — The weekend heat wave continues Saturday with 100-degree weather across Colorado, record-breaking temperatures and air quality alerts, according to the National Weather Service.

Saturday temperature highs will soar above 100 degrees for most of the urban corridor and Eastern Plains, NWS forecasters said.

In Denver, temperatures will...Read more

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Is it over? Record Las Vegas heat streak may end with monsoon activity

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LAS VEGAS — A hot weather streak the likes of which Las Vegans have never before suffered through is likely to come to an end Saturday.

The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 111. If reached, it would be the 11th straight day of 110 degrees or more. The record is 10 days.

On Friday, Harry Reid International Airport reached a high ...Read more

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More heat records fall with 115 on Friday; monsoon chances rise

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LAS VEGAS — Excessive heat continued its grip Southern Nevada on Friday with some relief developing by the weekend.

The official weather station at Harry Reid International Airport reached 111 degrees at 12:25 p.m. Pacific time, marking the 10th consecutive day with a high of 110 or more.

That tied two other 10-day stretches of 110 or higher...Read more

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Hurricane Beryl could cost private insurers $500 million for damages in the Caribbean

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Insurers in the Caribbean could find themselves facing at least a half-billion dollars in losses from Hurricane Beryl’s powerful winds and rainfall, which left a trail of destruction from Trinidad and Tobago to Texas.

Karen Clark & Company, a catastrophe risk modeling company, estimates that private insurers in the eastern Caribbean and ...Read more

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The battle to save Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch from destructive Lake fire

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LOS ANGELES — Tucked into a hillside in the Santa Ynez Valley, surrounded by rolling grasslands and wineries, Neverland Ranch has been for years one of the Central Coast's most notorious properties.

The story of the sprawling former estate of pop singer Michael Jackson took a new turn this week when Neverland Ranch stood in the direct path of...Read more

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Colorado heat wave: As dangerously high temps settle in, here's when (and where) it could get hottest

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DENVER — As dangerously high temperatures prepare to roast Colorado during this weekend’s heat wave, here’s when — and where — it could get the hottest.

From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, a heat advisory is in place for all elevations in Colorado below 6,000 feet, including the Interstate 25 corridor and Eastern ...Read more

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Las Vegas, heat records melt as hot spell nears an end

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LAS VEGAS — With potential relief a day or two away, excessive heat will remain with Southern Nevada residents for yet another day Friday.

A high of 117 is forecast by the National Weather Service. The record for July 12 is 114, last reached in 2003.

The day is also expected to be the 10th straight day of 115-degree plus weather, trying a ...Read more

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The battle to save Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch from destructive Lake fire

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LOS ANGELES — Tucked into a hillside in the Santa Ynez Valley, surrounded by rolling grasslands and wineries, Neverland Ranch has been for years one of the Central Coast's most notorious properties.

The story of the sprawling former estate of pop singer Michael Jackson took a new turn this week when Neverland Ranch stood in the direct path of...Read more

Over 1 million in southeast Texas still without power, facing deadly heat after Hurricane Beryl

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Amid extreme heat, more than one million southeast Texas residents have been without power for four days following Hurricane Beryl’s impact on the Gulf Coast.

The Category 1 hurricane, which made landfall Monday, has left approximately 1.3 million homes and businesses without electricity, resulting in dangerous and sometimes deadly conditions...Read more

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National Hurricane Center gives near zero chance for system off Florida coast to develop

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ORLANDO, Florida — While Florida had higher chances of related rain and thunderstorms Thursday, a low pressure system off the coast has a near zero chance of developing into a tropical depression, according to the National Hurricane Center.

As of the NHC’s 8 p.m. Eastern time tropical outlook, the broad area located a few hundred miles off ...Read more

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Las Vegas' 115-plus heat record reaches 6th straight day with 118

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LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas is melting through its record sixth consecutive day of highs above 115 degrees on Thursday, a prolonged stretch of heat that appears to be nearing its end.

Reid International Airport’s official thermometer reached 115 at 12:51 p.m., making it the record sixth day with a reading of 115 or higher.

The Thursday morning ...Read more

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Hurricane center gives low chance for system off Florida coast to develop

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ORLANDO, Fla. — While Florida will get higher chances of related rain and thunderstorms Thursday, a low pressure system off the coast has little chance of developing into a tropical depression, according to the National Hurricane Center.

As of the NHC’s 2 p.m. Eastern time tropical outlook, the broad area located a few hundred miles off the...Read more

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How Death Valley National Park tries to keep visitors alive amid record heat

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FURNACE CREEK, Calif. — As temperatures swelled to 128 degrees, Death Valley National Park rangers got a call that a group of six motorcyclists were in distress. All available medics rushed to the scene, and rangers dispatched the park’s two ambulances.

It was an “all-hands-on-deck call,” said Spencer Solomon, Death Valley National ...Read more

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Colorado weather: Heat risk advisories issued for 100-degree, potentially record-breaking heatwave

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With a heatwave of 100-degree weather on the horizon, “much of the population” across Colorado’s Eastern Plains and the Denver area will face severe heat risks over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperature highs of 101 degrees Friday will put the Denver area and Interstate 25 corridor under a “major risk” ...Read more

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More Las Vegas heat records likely ahead of possible weekend relief

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LAS VEGAS — Stay cool or at least try to. The end appears to be getting closer.

A historic Las Vegas heat wave will continue setting records into the weekend maybe very slightly abated, according to the National Weather Service.

The Wednesday high of 118 — the record fifth consecutive day of 115 or higher — could be reached Thursday and ...Read more

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Hurricane center gives low chance for system off Florida coast to develop

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ORLANDO, Fla. — While Florida will get higher chances of related rain and thunderstorms Thursday, a low pressure system off the coast has little chance of developing into a tropical depression, according to the National Hurricane Center.

As of the NHC’s 8 a.m. tropical outlook, the broad area located a few hundred miles off the southeast U....Read more