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Visual flaws of the Heat Dome blanket

Heat wave which swept across the Pacific Northwest and western Canada in late June was an extraordinary disaster. A mass of high-pressure air over the area trapped heat there, creating a “heat dome,” a term that recurred in media coverage….

Another consequence of the thermal dome of the Northwest? Lake crust

If you’ve been to a lake or pond recently, you may have noticed a rust-colored oily coating on the water. It could be an overgrowth of toxic algae. The state’s ecology department said it is currently testing samples from at…

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…