Weather Alert

HEAT ADVISORY ISSUED

A Heat Advisory has been issued for the area Saturday.  Heat indices will be between 105 and 110 during the afternoon hours.

WEATHER ALERT


HEAT AND TROPICS

WEAR - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Climate Change report released

Decades of dangerous weather are on the way because of climate change.
That's one of several predictions from a National Climate Assessment released today.
   
It says the effects of climate change "are expected to become increasingly disruptive throughout this century and beyond."
   
That includes:
- more heat waves and coastal flooding for the northeast.
- fresh water issues and more tropical systems in the southeast.
- devastating growing seasons in the midwest.
- and the potential for more wildfires in the southwest.
      
"Climate change is not a distant threat. It is something that is happening now, Summers on the whole are longer and hotter, with periods of extreme heat. rain in many parts of the country is coming down in deluges, in heavier downpours;
   
The government is posting the full report online.
You can read it by heading to weartv.com and clicking on Newslinks.