Tag Archives: National Weather Service

Heat Wave Stikes Western U.S. as Temps Approach 120.

June 30, 2013 – Heat wave strikes western US as temps approach 120 in Phoenix, Las Vegas: Reporting from the scene – it’s hot!! Your editor lives in Las Vegas. It’s like living in a convection oven. How people lived … Continue reading

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It’s Beach Time … In Alaska!

June 21, 2013 – It’s Beach Time … In Alaska, Where Heat Wave Breaks Records: Pictured above, people swim and sunbathe at Goose Lake in Anchorage, Alaska. Taking advantage of an intense heat wave that broke long-standing records yesterday, residents … Continue reading

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Vast Oklahoma Tornado Kills at Least 91 – NYTimes.com

May 21, 2013 –Vast Oklahoma Tornado Kills at Least 91:   A giant tornado, a mile wide or more, killed at least 91 people, 20 of them children, as it tore across parts of Oklahoma City and its suburbs Monday afternoon, flattening … Continue reading

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Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano Shots Ash Clound to 20,000 Feet.

May 20, 2013 – Pavlof Volcano ash cloud shows Alaska’s threat to air travel: For the second time in a month, a volcano in Alaska’s remote Aleutian chain has erupted, spotlighting America’s most active portion of the Ring of Fire. … Continue reading

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