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Summer of 2012 Is Hottest on Record For Many in U.S.- The books have closed on meteorological summer, which encompasses the June-through-August period, and the data that is starting to trickle in from the National Weather Service shows that tens of millions of Americans experienced their hottest summer on record.

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The summer of 2015 was Earth’s hottest on record, multiple datasets show

The summer of 2015 was Earth’s hottest on record, NASA data show - The Washington Post

The bizarre weather of early summer in the US – from heatwave, wildfires, drought to freak storms – is just a sampling of what is to come for 2012 and a window to the future under climate change, scientists have said.

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NWS Tulsa on

Storm going up near the red river could be the start of the severe weather event for E OK & W AR #arwx #okwx pic.twitter.com/udkpJSBk4T 2:34 pm CDT 4/27/2014

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“Oklahoma is burning”: Heat ignites temperature records, wildfires in Southern Plains

“Oklahoma is burning”: Heat ignites temperature records, wildfires in Southern Plains - The Washington Post

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It’s official, Boston wins its snowiest winter on record

Three inches of snowfall on Sunday capped what has been the worst winter in Boston’s history. The city was dumped with more than 108.6 inches of powder this season, an inch more than the previous record, according to the National Weather Service.

"If you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global warming, scientists suggest taking a look at U.S. weather in recent weeks. Horrendous wildfires. Oppressive heat waves. Devastating droughts. Flooding from giant deluges. And a powerful freak wind storm called a derecho. These are the kinds of extremes climate scientists have predicted will come with climate change." Click through to read the story!

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Weather Experts Predict This Winter Will Be Just As Miserable As the Last

This Winter Will Be Just As Miserable As Last -- NYMag

The first week of August 2013 can be defined by floods around the world. Welcome to the new normal in climate change. More info on faunkime.com

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Monster Storm Revs to Life Over Plains

A colossal winter storm forecast to bring heavy snow to at least 15 states over the weekend was taking shape early Thursday.

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PHOTO: Weather Channel's SUV Destroyed During Tornado Chase

A tornado touches down near El Reno, Okla., Friday, May 31, 2013, causing damage to structures and injuring travelers on Interstate 40.

It's a Historic Year for Temperature Extremes - In the US, we're living in two countries: One scourged by heat and the other bitten by cold.

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How Clouds Work

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One year after Sandy, Christie officials sleepwalking on climate change: Opinion

One year after Sandy, Christie officials sleepwalking on climate change. "It would be truly ironic and terrible if people finally get back into their houses and then find out that, oops, it needed to be higher," said Michael Catania, co-chair of the Climate Adaptation Alliance at Rutgers. "I don’t know what we tell those people then."

Teach children about classical architecture with this fun, engaging activity. Perfect for warm weather.

The One Video to Shut Down All of the Climate-Change Deniers Weather experts explain why you're freezing in the polar vortex—and what ...

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Rosie Revere, Engineer... Tinkering Station

Inspire your kids to build with Rosie Revere, Engineer. It's the Tinkering Station for Young Engineers from Left Brain Craft Brain. #stem