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The hunt for big hail

The hunt for big hail

Hailstones of record size are falling left and right, and hailstorm damage is growing. But there is surprisingly little research to explain why.
Baby born 19 weeks early defies long odds and astonishes doctors
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Baby born 19 weeks early defies long odds and astonishes doctors

Curtis Means, now 16 months old, reflects a troubling trend of premature births across the United States, a problem that some research has associated with climate change.
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New extreme weather record? Not so fast

California's Death Valley recorded temperatures of 130 degrees Fahrenheit this month, a measurement that could be the highest ever reliably made on Earth.

Or not.

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2020 had warmest September on record, data shows
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2020 had warmest September on record, data shows

The analysis, by European scientists, kept this year on track to be one of the five hottest in recorded history.
Australia records its hottest day. At least for now
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Australia records its hottest day. At least for now

A national heat wave pushed high temperatures across the country on Tuesday to an average of 105.6 degrees. Even more heat is in the forecast.
Flash drought in the South brings heat without rain
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Flash drought in the South brings heat without rain

Autumn is here, and it’s still hot. Here is what we know about the record-breaking temperatures and low precipitation across much of the American South.
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