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Why Do Heat Waves Make Air Quality Worse? - Environmental Issues
Air quality during a heat wave not only feels worse, it is worse. Find out how heat waves affect air quality, and what you can do to protect yourself from poor air ...
http://environment.about.com/od/healthenvironment/a/air_quality_hea.htm
Heat Islands - Are Urban Heat Islands Linked to Global Warming?
Urban heat islands are just what they sound like: hotter-than-average areas in cities that are surrounded by ... Why Do Heat Waves Make Air Quality Worse?
http://environment.about.com/od/globalwarmingandweather/a/heat_islands.htm
Global Warming Leads to 150,000 Deaths Every Year
Extreme floods, droughts and heat waves, such as Europe's 2003 heat wave, are likely to strike with increasing frequency. Other factors such as irrigation and ...
http://environment.about.com/od/globalwarmingandhealth/a/gw_deaths.htm
What Is a Heat Wave? - Weather - About.com
Heat Waves are a series of days or temperatures that create a safety hazard for anyone exposed to the heat. A heat wave can be an extended period of days ...
http://weather.about.com/od/h/g/heatwave.htm
Temperature Records - Global Warming and High Temperatures ...
Summer Heat Facts 2008. California had its ninth warmest summer, while New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island had their 8th warmest summers in 2008 ...
http://weather.about.com/od/globalwarming/qt/summer08temps.htm
Heat Index: How to Calculate Your Local Heat Index - Weather
The Heat Index is a tool used my meteorologists. You know it is hot, but is it a dry heat? Are you in danger of heat stroke? Use an online calculator to calculate ...
http://weather.about.com/od/under10minutes/ht/calcHI.htm
Surviving A New York Heat Wave - Manhattan - About.com
New York heat waves can be brutal. Learn how to survive sweltering days in New York City.
http://manhattan.about.com/od/citylife1/a/heatwavenyc.htm
Heat Waves and Heart Disease - About.com
Jun 3, 2013 ... A prolonged heat wave can be tough on anyone, but if you have heart disease you need to be especially careful when it's hot. This is because ...
http://heartdisease.about.com/b/2013/06/03/heat-waves-and-heart-disease.htm
Coping with Severe Weather in NYC: Snow Storms to Heat Waves
Find out how to cope with the occasional intense heat wave or winter storm, earthquake, tropical squall or hurricane, and about stocking up on water and food , ...
http://brooklyn.about.com/od/Hurricanes-Storms-Earthquakes/tp/Coping-With-Severe-Weather-In-Nyc-Snow-Storms-To-Heat-Waves-To-Power-Outages.htm
DFW Heat Wave 2011 - Dallas - About.com
And after all this heat, a cold front is coming. Yippie! After finally getting our official heat record for 2011, it should cool off and we should see some "normal" fall ...
http://dallas.about.com/od/neighborhoods/qt/Dfw-Weather-70-Days-And-We-Have-A-New-Record-For-Triple-Digit-Temperatures.htm
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