Extreme Events

Buzzwords Extreme Events = Lying in the outermost (“most unusual”) 10 percent of a place’s history Also see:Extreme Heat Events = Sustained periods of abnormally and uncomfortably hot, and often humid, weather. NOAAhttps://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-information/extreme-eventshttps://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/advancing-study-extreme-eventshttps://www.theactuarymagazine.org/observing-mother-nature CEChttp://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/monitoring-health-impacts-extreme-heat-eventshttp://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/helping-north-america-communities-adapt-climate-change-pilot-syndromic-surveillance-system-extreme-heat-eventshttps://www.cdc.gov/climateandhealth/pubs/ClimateChangeandExtremeHeatEvents.pdf Headlinesextreme-events-virtually-impossible-without-warming Planeta.com

Heat Wave

Buzzwords Heat Wave = occurs when the daily maximum temperature of more than five consecutive days exceeds the average maximum temperature by 5 °C (9 °F), the normal period being 1961–1990. Headlineshttps://qz.com/1349882/drought-wildfires-and-flood-images-from-the-uk-japan-and-the-arctic Embedded Tweets WikipediaHeat wave Planeta.com

Heat Dome

Buzzwords A heat dome occurs when high pressure in the upper atmosphere acts as a lid, preventing hot air from escaping. – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Headlineshttps://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/06/28/heat-wave-dangerous-weather-central-eastern-us/741841002https://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/07/whats-heat-dome-anyway/353163 Planeta.com