Screen shot of a news broadcast about heat related deaths in the U.S. Northeast
April 11, 2019

New York City faces a growing risk of higher temperatures and more frequent and intense heat waves. The Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN), a NOAA RISA team, partnered with the health department and others to address the impacts of extreme heat on city residents.

 

August 1, 2017

Sure it's hot, but is it record hot?  This map shows the hottest summer daytime high temperature recorded at thousands of U.S. stations prior to this summer.  

A corps of volunteers are setting out this week with an important task in front of them: Collect real-time data about the hottest places in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. It's part of a NOAA-...