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No heat records were set today, but it was very hot and will remain so on Sunday.

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The twister tore through a mobile home park, where two residents in their 70s were later found dead, police said.

Up to 20 inches of snow fell in the high terrain, with about 80,000 customers without power near Denver

Washington needs to get to 95 to tie a record from 1934. We should be in that neighborhood.

Record highs are likely to be challenged Saturday


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Temperatures 20 to 30 degrees above normal scorched southern France and the Iberia Peninsula Friday.

Tornado watch for northern Maryland discontinued while highs are poised to reach at least the mid-90s Saturday

  • A. Camden Walker
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The earliest heat advisories on record are in effect for New York and Boston.

The high could reach 96 or 97, around the hottest conditions ever observed so early in the year.

Our first 90-degree day is on the way. It will feel even hotter than that.

Hot, dry and windy weather in northern California may jumpstart another difficult fire season for the drought-stricken state.

  • Diana Leonard
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Summerlike temperatures, dangerous fire conditions and a full-fledged snowstorm are all possible in 36 hours’ time.

Highs in the mid-90s Saturday will challenge records.

  • David Streit
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We should be drying out early Thursday. Then heat is turning up.

In northwest India and Pakistan, a UK analysis finds heat that used to occur every 300 years may now happen about every three years.

Atlanta, Charlotte, Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia should all hit 90 for the first time this year by Friday.

Highs head for near 90 to the low 90s on Friday and could reach the mid-90s on Sunday with the heat index approaching 100.

In 2015, 1 in 6 deaths worldwide stemmed from poor air quality, unsafe water and toxic chemical pollution. That deadly toll — 9 million people each year — has continued unabated through 2019, killing more people than war, terrorism, road injuries, malaria, drugs and alcohol.

Winds diminish tonight and aren't as strong tomorrow. Temperatures are rather comfortable.

The hail damaged cars and homes near Cambridge.

The Sunday night sky in Oklahoma brought spectacular views of the pouch-shaped clouds.

The Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire near Santa Fe, N.M., has broken the state's record, burning nearly 300,000 acres.

Thunderstorms brought hail and toppled trees across the Washington region Monday.

Friday and Saturday bring our first taste of 90s.

  • David Streit
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Storms unleashed hail and damaging winds that toppled trees.

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Sun.

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73° /93°
Drop 80%

Mon.

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62° /73°
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Tue.

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58° /70°
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Wed.

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57° /73°
Drop 30%

Thu.

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64° /84°
Drop 60%

Fri.

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68° /80°
Drop 50%
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2022 Heat Tracker

90-degree days so far
Average Year-To-Date
Yearly Average
40
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
7 (1886,1905)
Last Year
48