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North America has record hot weather

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North America has record hot weather

On June 26, the US National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat warning for the states of Washington and Oregon, along with some areas of Idaho, Wyoming and California, due to a sudden increase in temperature on the 26th.

`This could be one of the longest and most severe heat waves on record in the inland region of the northwestern United States,` the NWS said, predicting the entire region would record high temperatures.

The city of Seattle, Washington state, will experience temperatures of 100 degrees F (38 degrees C) over the weekend, while temperatures in Portland, Oregon are forecast to reach 108 degrees F (42 degrees C), breaking the

Some areas affected by this heat wave are located in temperate climates and local people do not install air conditioning.

The heat makes farmers rush to harvest fruits before they rot.

Warning of dangerous heat in the western United States on June 27 with the highest level in lotus pink, followed by red, orange, yellow and green.

Many stores `burned` air conditioners and fans, some hospitals stopped outdoor Covid-19 vaccination activities, many cities opened cooling centers, baseball matches were canceled or rescheduled to weekends,

Multnomah County officials in Oregon asked for volunteers to help staff cooling centers.

James Bryant, a resident of Seattle, decided to buy an air conditioner to prevent record heat.

The Canadian government also issued heat warnings for parts of western British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.

`I want to say record breaking, but record crushing weather is more accurate,` said Canadian climate expert David Phillips.

The heat wave took place after the US government released data showing that 88% of the western part of the country is in a state of drought due to worsening climate change.

North America has record hot weather

An American buys chilled refreshments to reduce the heat on June 26.

Experts worry that droughts caused by climate change will dry up reservoirs and contribute to the wildfire season happening earlier.

Kristie Ebi, an expert on global warming, said large-scale `heat dome` effects will regularly appear in the Pacific Northwest region in the future, as climate change reshapes the

`We understand from evidence around the world that climate change is increasing the frequency, intensity and duration of prolonged heat waves. We will have to get used to this in the future.`

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