Temperatures will linger in the triple digits for parts of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana this week, with little relief coming at night.
Heat is dangerous for the many people with common conditions like diabetes or heart disease. And vulnerable communities face greater exposure to heat and fewer resources to escape it.
So yes, some people in India love their lassi so much that they mix up the drink in a washing machine! Heat researcher Gulrez Azhar says it's a healthful way to cope with summer heat.
The historic heat began blasting the Southwestern U.S. in June, stretching from Texas across New Mexico and Arizona and into California's desert.
We asked: How have you coped with extreme heat when there was no air-conditioning? Here's a sampling of tips along with advice from heat wave researcher Gulrez Shah Azhar, who grew up in India's heat.
In June, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law undoing local protections that ensured breaks for laborers who spend their days in scorching heat. The law takes effect Sept. 1.
Heat advisories across the U.S. have physicians warning about the risks of exhaustion and heat stroke from excessive exposure. Housing insecurity makes that risk higher.
Extreme temperatures present a significant challenge to AC systems, which engineers and installers say are really only designed to keep indoor temperatures about 20 degrees cooler than outside.
A dramatic increase in ocean temperatures around South Florida in early July caught scientists off-guard. They're now rushing to help struggling coral on the only inshore reef in the continental U.S.
More than 111 million people across the U.S. remain under weather advisories or warnings as forecasters say an oppressive heat wave might get worse before it gets any better.
You can still enjoy the outdoors this summer despite the scorching weather, if you're smart about it. Here's what to watch out for and how to stay safe.
Parts of Arizona, Texas and South Florida are forecast to see dangerous temperatures again after a weekend of extreme heat. Forecasters warn against spending time outdoors.
In a world getting used to extreme weather, 2023 is starting out bonkers. Meteorologists are saying it's typical weather weirdness, with a boost from human-caused climate change.
Perspiration can be a stinky nuisance as temperatures climb, but scientists say we shouldn't sell sweat short. There's so much more to the briny stuff than meets the eye.
Parts of Southern California were lashed by severe winds from a tropical storm Friday that brought high humidity, rain and possible flooding after a heat wave.