We’re Having a Heat Wave

For nearly a week the mid-east of the United States and Canada has been experiencing record breaking heat. Newark, Washington DC. Baltimore, Portland, Concord, Providence have all had record temperatures at or very close to 42C. In fact some 220 individual heat records for July have been broken. New York City has so far not broken its record, but the thermometer hovers just one degree away from it. In most places the humidity has been high, so it feels even hotter than the temperature records. Continue reading