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July 18th, 2013
11:30 AM ET

Dangerous heat scorches the Northeast

Like many things in life, it's going to get worse before it gets better.

That lardy layer of humid, sticky heat oozing over the Northeast and Midwest is getting hotter and spreading out Thursday. But cooling rain will wash it away in some places in the evening.

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Filed under: Emily Schmidt • Heat
July 1st, 2013
10:51 AM ET

Historic heat an attraction in desert?

Record heat waves are expected to hit Western states where temperatures have some flights grounded.

RELATED STORY: The heat is on in southwestern U.S. - enough to melt sneakers


Filed under: Air travel • Heat
July 20th, 2011
08:00 PM ET

'Flirting' with 100 degrees

Half-naked anchors cover "heat dome" while reporters cook steak and eggs in it. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Filed under: Heat • Jeanne Moos • Weather