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A GOLD Coast woman is in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest during extreme heat at Helensvale's NightQuarter last night. A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the 45-year-old woman, who works at NighQuarter Helensvale, collapsed about 5.30pm yesterday.
Days after Southern California saw the first significant rain in nearly a year, the region fell back into summer-like winter with a heat wave that set new records. Among the places that set new high temperature records for the day: Los Angeles International Airport (86 degrees) and Long Beach (88).

Temperatures in the capital Region reached 63 degrees Friday afternoon, and melted much of the Christmas and New Year's week snows. "The bad news is, we're going back into the deep freeze," said John Quinlan, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Albany. There's more bad news.
ESSEXVILLE, MI -- After skipping two winters because the air was too warm, Jere Brunette of Essexville reeled out his hose, an extension cord, and braced himself for a sky-high water bill as he slowly built a tower of ice in his front yard that topped off at nearly 20 feet. Brunette, a longtime Essexville resident ...
HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Tony's mother taught him "it's a man's world" from a young age. With all respect to mama Cavalier, Misses C. never saw the Hurricane High show choir heat wave in action. Here's a look at a talented and confident group of ladies set to soar in new heights this year with their ...
I think a looooot of folks are ready for some warming. It has been nice over the last couple of days in the afternoons. High temps have been in the 40s which is seasonable. However, today and tomorrow we'll have some stronger warming. We started this morning with some unusual temperatures.

Hundreds of flying fox bats died near Sydney over the weekend from dehydration during a heat wave. Ian Waldie/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. Ian Waldie/Getty Images. Hundreds of flying fox bats died near Sydney over the weekend from dehydration during a heat wave. Ian Waldie/Getty ...
Today was a dreadful and heartbreaking day for SW and Wollondilly WIRES carers/rescuers with temperatures soaring above 44 degrees the Campbelltown Flying Fox colony were hit hard with literally hundreds dead on the ground and still hanging in trees. So many little lives lost due to the extreme heat ...
In light of this winter's recent bomb cyclone and snowstorm -- and the recent string of extremely frigid days -- we're wondering if you'd rather endure a cold streak or a heat wave. For those curious, Staten Island will see its row of very chilly days come to a halt, as temperatures will (sarcasm!) soar into the 40s ...
The only thing standing between us and a relative heat wave this week is a band of snow showers moving through the Monday evening commute. It isn't going to be much - about an inch or so - but forecasters warn it presents a risk of some slippery travel due to the recent cold snap. Snow will come in from ...
January has already been a brutally cold month for the U.S. -- and it's not over yet. After Winter Storm Grayson battered the Northeast last week, the Midwest is expected to deal with its own blizzard later this week, with snow predicted to sweep across eastern Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa, North ...
Monday, January 8, 2018, 11:51 - bushfires in Australia destroyed buildings and threatened lives on Saturday as a heatwave in three states brought temperatures strong enough to melt the bitumen on a highway. A fire raging out of control set several structures ablaze on the outskirts of Melbourne, the country's second ...
Sydney, Australia, is in the midst of a heat wave. (Carlo Borlenghi/CYCA/Rolex via AP)Sydney, Australia, is in the midst of a heat wave. (Carlo Borlenghi/CYCA/Rolex via AP). (Newser) - Even as much of the United States remains in a deep freeze, temperatures on the other side of the world are reaching ...
Unprecedented heat waves swept across the globe in 2017, leading to droughts, wildfires and even deaths. Australia started the year with temperatures near 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit), the "Lucifer" heat wave brought the mercury above 40 degrees Celsius throughout Southern Europe in July ...
Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear. It was also the year the world's second largest polluter, the United States, turned its back on the ...
Christmas heat wave Coming To Bethesda. We could get snow before the end of the year, but in the run-up to Christmas, it's going to feel like spring. By Cameron Luttrell, Patch Staff | Dec 19, 2017 1:49 pm ET ...
Christmas heat wave Coming To DC. We could get snow before the end of the year, but in the run-up to Christmas, it's going to feel like spring. By Dan Taylor, Patch Staff | Dec 18, 2017 12:36 pm ET ...

Asia also experienced stifling heat, with India suffering a major heat wave that killed 580 people from March to May. Thailand set a new record for energy consumption as people turned on air conditioners en masse to cool off. Even though the tropical Pacific Ocean warming trend of El Nino was pronounced ...
According to weather Service records, it's the biggest December heat wave in Juneau since 1944, when the thermometer also spiked at 54 degrees and high temperatures stayed at or above 49 degrees for four days. Temperatures also reached 54 degrees in 1999. Levin offered a clear explanation for the ...
TUESDAY, Dec. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Being pregnant during a heat wave may be more than uncomfortable: New research suggests it can shave dollars off your child's potential income. The study of over 12 million Americans found that the more often fetuses or infants were exposed to days topping ...
The heat wave began out west last week, with large parts of California sweltering in the 90s. As but one example, the National Weather Service Los Angeles tweeted on Nov. 22 that the 99°F reading at Camarillo Airport in Ventura County not only broke the record for that day (by 9°F), but broke the record ...
Snow of a different kind than that found in Big Bear was the way to go on Thanksgiving. Fernanda Rodas eats a snow cone at Lake ...
Omaha, Neb. (WOWT)- Temperatures will be very close to record highs this afternoon thanks to southwest winds continuing to drag in warmer ...
Ariel Steeber of New York wears, appropriately, a Turkey costume during the 40th annual Turkey Trot in Washington Park in 2013.
The system was set up following World Meteorological Organization warnings that more frequent and intense heat waves were becoming a ...
A fountain in Bangalore, India. Residents of huge cities will be especially affected by heat waves. (Harishlinganna / Wikimedia Commons).
27 Ways a heat wave Can Kill You -- A Dire Warning for a warming planet ... heat waves killed 70,000 people in Europe in 2003 and 10,000 ...
Mora is the lead author of "Twenty-Seven Ways a heat wave Can ... It isn't always just the heat that kills people in heat waves, she points out.
Expect one more day of excessive near record high heat before a moderate cold front arrives on Wednesday with much deserved cooler air but ...
San Antonio - The South Texas November heat wave is set to end abruptly this evening and tonight. A cold front, which is slightly ahead of ...
Ridin' a November heat wave! Error loading player: No playable sources found. Ben's Thursday Night Forecast. Ben Jones, WMAZ 5:54 PM.
A group of Hawaii scientists say nearly half of the state's coral reefs were bleached during heat waves in 2014 and 2015 and nearshore ...
With the mountain's weather going from a record heat wave to an expected barrage of showers this weekend, what is your prediction for the mountain this winter ...
It's as though summer is never ending in San Diego County. Triple-digit heat means better business for San Diego Ice Company.
Los Angeles (CBSLA) -- Temperatures dropped a few degrees Wednesday, but Southern California will still be hot, dry, windy and at high ...
Temperature records fell again in Southern California Tuesday, on the second day of an extreme heat wave that will mark what could be the ...
But that wasn't the only record melting away on Tuesday as a heat wave that began baking Southern California continued its second day.
heat wave breaks record temperatures in San Jose ... The heat wave moving through the Bay Area has broken record temps in at least eight ...
San Diego's valleys and canyons are typically hotter than the coast. But as people were rising for breakfast Tuesday, Mother Nature exhaled, ...
Another heat wave is in full swing across the West, with triple-digit heat roasting Southern California and raising wildfire risks to "critical" levels.
Second grader London Woodard stands in front of a fan at Cadman Elementary school in Clairemont on Tuesday, August 29, 2017.
San Diego, CA -- Dozens of schools in the San Diego Unified School District will be on minimum-day schedules Monday due to forecasted ...
The first two games of the World Series, happening Tuesday and Wednesday at Dodger Stadium, could be the hottest ever as a brutal heat ...
A heat wave will bring triple-digit temperatures to much of Ventura ... published in Nature climate change, deadly heat waves are going to be a ...
Santa Barbara County, Calif. - A planned outage by Southern California Edison is not sitting well with Santa Barbara County resident ...
Hot, muggy classrooms greeted parents and students this week at a number of county schools that don't have running air conditioning, despite ...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Do you find yourself turning on your air conditioning during the day, even though it's the middle of October?
A rare late-September heat wave has brought record-high temperatures to parts of the Midwest, shattering records that have stood for more ...
BERLIN -- Climate researchers are warning that Europeans should prepare for the return of "Lucifer," saying the hellishly named heat wave that ...
Chicago continues setting record highs in late September 2017. The string of 90-degree-plus days that began Wednesday is the latest Chicago ...


 

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