The billions of victims of the Heat Dome

For years, Sandra Emry, a researcher at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, has been studying the potential impact of future heat waves on wrack, a species of brown algae that provides habitat for marine life on both coasts of…

What is a heated dome?

If you think this summer has been extremely hot, you are not mistaken. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the United States is being blanketed in sweltering temperatures, once again. CNBC reports that a thermal dome is…

Thermal dome dominates US weather as “derecho” threat looms in Midwest

The latest in a series of relentless heatwaves on Wednesday brings dangerously warm temperatures to the central United States and will contribute to a violent outbreak of thunderstorms in the upper Midwest. The heat will spread towards the end of…

“Heat Dome” to cover the United States this week; how to stay safe in extreme heat – KIRO 7 News Seattle

A wide swath of the United States will experience extreme heat in the coming days as the humid weather will be “trapped” under a dome of high pressure, preventing it from moving. >> Read more trending news The heat wave…

Smoke from wildfires in the west and thermal dome could worsen air quality in the east

(CNN) – Meteorologists predict that another heat dome this week could bring hotter temperatures to much of the United States, which could worsen air quality as smoke and haze from the fires of forest in the west continue to spread…

Dome-shaped maculopathy | IMCRJ

introduction Dome-shaped maculopathy (DSM) was first described in very myopic patients by Gaucher et al in 2008.1 It is associated with thickening of the sclera, which leads to a convex protrusion of the macula creating a dome.2 A common complication…

The “Ridge of Death” thermal dome is expected to burn much of the United States

(NEXSTAR) – A strong ridge of high pressure is expected to bring intense heat to many of the lower 48 states as we close July. Meteorologists expect a phenomenon similar to the one that caused deadly triple-digit temperatures in the…

Washington issues warning not to eat raw shellfish after ‘Heat Dome’

Washington state health officials have urged consumers not to eat raw oysters and other locally harvested shellfish after an outbreak of intestinal disease caused by bacteria that grew rapidly after a recent “heat dome” cooked the Pacific Northwest. State health…

Heated dome from coast to coast to provide sweltering weather next week (but not here)

Summer is supposed to be hot. But this season has been marked by numerous large-scale North American heatwaves that have ravaged significant parts of the country, helping temperatures soar and break records. Another heat wave is expected to park on…

Heated dome brings record high temperatures to the West, exacerbating drought and wildfires

Much of the western United States is going through a punishing and ruthless summer of heat, drought and wildfires. Hundreds of heat records have been broken and drought is affecting 94% of the West. The wildfires burned nearly 4,000 square…