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This was used to estimate heat waves occurrence at the global scale from 1901 to 2010, finding a substantial and sharp increase in the number of affected areas in the last two decades.
Retrieved June 28, 2021. The viral video also helped the song climb back up 31 places to number 14 on the in its 41st week on the chart, before peaking at number 5. There, the warm, moist air rose and was eventually sucked up by the , which transported it east over cooler waters.
Among other disruptions, a public swimming pool in Seattle's neighborhood was closed due to dangerously high deck temperatures, so was a senior's center in and a golf course on.
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Some residents chose to shelter from the heat by booking rooms in hotels, which often ran out of air-conditioned accommodation..Next
The businesses that decided to stay open often provided de facto sheltering from heat or converted parts of buildings to cooling centers, such as.
On July 6, the British Columbia Service released preliminary statistics that indicated 610 more sudden deaths than usual occurred in the province.
Raspberry and blackberry farms in the , Oregon and Washington have also endured losses.
Retrieved June 30, 2021. Other localities in the to the east were expected to sustain triple-digit heat for a week which is in and of itself unusual and in general to tie or beat daily records.Next
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Most of the deaths occurred among the elderly. The Willamette Valley also experienced extreme overnight temperature drops twice the size of normal fluctuations due to cooler air coming from the ocean — Portland cooled a record 52 °F 29 °C during the night, while Salem almost approached its all-time largest temperature swing, from 117 °F 47 °C to 61 °F 16 °C.Next
Stress on ecosystems due to future intensified heat waves will reduce biological productivity.
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Illustration of urban heat exposure via a temperature distribution map: blue shows cool temperatures, red warm, and white hot areas.