Study looks at the combined effects of heat and humidity under projected climate change
Category: Heat Events
Northwest Climate Recap
As the fall rains return, let’s not forget that we just had one very hot summer. We give you the numbers in this Northwest Climate Currents.
Ocean and Cascades to Dampen Heat Waves?
A new study suggests that although heat waves will be more common as the planet warms, the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade mountains could play a buffering role here in the Northwest.
Impossible Predictions Becoming Possible
In the Eastern US, heat events have precursors in a specific patch of warm water in the Pacific and in dry weather.
Warmest Year On Record
Last year Oregon and Washington experienced their warmest year on record. Here’s what we know about 2015’s anything-but-normal climate.