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Earlier warnings for heat waves


March 28, 2016

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In a new study, researchers at Harvard University and the National Center for Atmospheric Research have identified sea-surface temperature patterns that can predict extreme heat waves in the Eastern U.S. up to 50 days in advance.Full Story

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Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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