• Sun 64°F / 34°F
Home » Posts tagged with » Heat

Eight Children Died in August After Being Left in Hot Cars

Eight Children Died in August After Being Left in Hot Cars

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Parents’ leaving their kids in the backseat of cars during the sweltering days of summer has become an all-too-familiar scene in the United States.Twenty-three children have died of hyperthermia in cars in 14 …

Hot Car Hazard: Parent Forgetfulness Can Be Deadly

Hot Car Hazard: Parent Forgetfulness Can Be Deadly

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One hot summer day, Brandi Koskie strapped her 2-week old daughter Paisley into her rear-facing car seat and drove off to run some errands. As her daughter slept peacefully, Koskie parked, got out of the car, lo…

It’s a Cruel Summer but Maybe Not the Cruelest

It’s a Cruel Summer but Maybe Not the Cruelest

Burke/Triolo Productions/Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you’re old enough to remember when Harry Truman was president, you’re probably all too aware that this has been one of the hottest summers of your life.Whether it will make the top three hott…

California Mom Charged with Leaving Baby in Hot Car

California Mom Charged with Leaving Baby in Hot Car

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) — A San Diego mother, arrested for leaving her 4-month-old daughter in a car while shopping, was released from custody this week after posting bail.On Tuesday at 3:10 p.m., police said a maintenance worker noticed a c…

US Sets New Records for Warmth

US Sets New Records for Warmth

Burke/Triolo Productions/Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For those looking for evidence of global warming, look no further than a new government report that says the past six months were the warmest January-through-June period for the U.S. since recor…

Triple-Digit Temperatures and Power Outages Continue

Triple-Digit Temperatures and Power Outages Continue

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Residents of the Windy City probably wish they had a breeze to help them cope with the searing heat that has been scorching Chicago lately.  The mercury hit a record 103 degrees on Thursday — the second straig…

Extreme Heat: Parts of US Brace for July 4th Scorcher

Extreme Heat: Parts of US Brace for July 4th Scorcher

Burke/Triolo Productions/Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — This Fourth of July could very well be the hottest Independence Day ever for many parts of the country.And if you thought it felt warmer out there Tuesday, there’s good reason. Humidity levels w…

March’s Heat Melts Records

March’s Heat Melts Records

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — You likely felt it, but now it’s official that March 2012 was the warmest March on record for the lower 48 states, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.The average temperature of 51…

Heat Wave Sweeps US; NOAA Says Spring Flood Risk Low

Heat Wave Sweeps US; NOAA Says Spring Flood Risk Low

NOAA(WASHINGTON) — For the first time in four years, there is no major flood risk warning in effect for any part of the United States, according to NOAA’s annual Spring Outlook.“The U.S. is getting a much needed spring break,” said L…

NASA: 2011 the Ninth-Warmest Year Since 1880

NASA: 2011 the Ninth-Warmest Year Since 1880

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) – Last year was the ninth-warmest year on Earth since 1880, continuing a trend “in which nine of the 10 warmest years in the modern meteorological record have occurred since the year 2000,” N…

Advertise With Us

Would you like to advertise on East Idaho News? Fill out this form to contact a representative.
  • Full and Last
  • The name of your company, business or brand.