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  •  Ah yes, that high pressure system. (2+ / 0-)
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    FloridaSNMOM, mightymouse

    We get them every year, it's what brings the heat. Imagine a giant child holding a magnifying glass over your area, trying to start a flame with it--and that's what it does.

    But as the jet stream stays further north, these high pressure systems stick around longer and hotter. This region is loosing it's ability or perhaps this region's climate-system is loosing the ability to mitigate extremes.  With some help from us, of course.

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