Climate change: heatwaves are becoming more intensive
Almost three decades world leaders meet to try to rein in global warming. But in at that time the Earth became a much hotter and deadlier planet, and heat waves caused by climate change are becoming more frequent and intense. (the 3rd of November)
Over 80 million people warn of exhausting temperature on Saturday as the beginning of the season heat the wave passes through the southwestern United States and into California in the west and Arkansas in the east.
Saturday National Weather Service stations in Phoenix, Albuquerque, Houston and San Antonio are on alert of extreme heat over 110 degrees in some areas. Almost all of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas are under heat recommendations.
How heat wave propagation north and east in the afternoon, most of Missouri and parts of Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi were also put under heat recommendations, according to the National Weather Service.
It’s after Phoenix and Las Vegas on Friday reported record daily highs, according to the NWS. capital of Arizona city reached 113 degrees, exceeding its previous record of 111 set in 1978 Las Vegas hit 109, breaking the previous record, set in 1996, 1 degree.
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As well as, in New Mexico, Albuquerque reached 100 degrees for in first time it year.
“It’s really first big heat wave of season,” NWS forecaster Brian Jackson told USA TODAY. on Friday. “It catches people off- watch out.”
Forecasters from AccuWeather and NWS stations in the southwest have warned that temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees above normal this weekend.
Highs expected in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California of 110-115 degrees on weekends. it will be hot in Death Valley, where temperatures up to 120 degrees are expected for in first time it year.
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To stay safe, NWS recommends people stay at home, look out air-conditioned buildings, drink water, wear light and light-color clothes and check-in with other.
“There is warmth one of in leading causes of weather-associated with death. This is what you need to see out forJackson said. – So, just repeat of take care of yourself and your neighbors.”
This is due to the high pressure for weekends heat wave, forecasters say
“This is a significant heat wave, especially early in season for june it works way across the country over in next five days,” Jackson said.