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This troubling interactive map shows how hot the United States has become since the 1970s

Originally published at Climate Central The summer solstice is right around the corner this Saturday and temperatures around the U.S. have started to rise to the occasion. But it’s not just a warmup from spring to summer that’s occurring: summer temperatures have been steadily rising since 1970. On average, temperatures have increased…

Major snowstorm slams northeastern U.S., with temps 10 to 25 degrees below average

The northeastern US shivered amid heavy snowfall and far below average temperatures Wednesday in a storm that grounded thousands of flights and triggered traffic chaos. The nasty weather with its bone-chilling gusts and heavy snow stretched from Washington……