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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

New study finds "nighttime heat waves" increasing in Pacific Northwest

New study finds "nighttime heat waves" increasing in Pacific Northwest
Corvallis OR (SPX) Jul 23, 2013 - A new study has found that heat waves are increasing in the western portions of the Pacific Northwest, but not the kind most people envision, with scorching hot days of temperatures reaching triple digits. These heat waves occur at night. Researchers documented 15 examples of "nighttime heat waves" from 1901 through 2009 and 10 of those have occurred since 1990. Five of them took place dur ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/New_study_finds_nighttime_heat_waves_increasing_in_Pacific_Northwest_999.html

Nighttime heat waves quadruple in Pacific Northwest
Seattle WA (SPX) Jul 22, 2013 - Nighttime heat waves are becoming more frequent in western Washington and Oregon. And if you don't sleep well in hot weather, this might be a good time to buy a fan, since records show that on average heat waves tend to strike around the last week of July. University of Washington research shows that the region west of the Cascades saw only three nighttime heat waves between 1901 and 1980, ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Nighttime_heat_waves_quadruple_in_Pacific_Northwest_999.html

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