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Weather Report – April 4, 2016

Weather Report – April 4, 2016

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Weekly Weather Report for West Pasco’s

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Weekly Weather Report

April 4, 2016

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WEATHER

Brief Cool Down

January and February shatter heat records – both were the hottest on record.  Read more:

http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/17/weather/february-warmest-ever-month/index.html

According to NASA and NOAA, 2015 was the hottest year in recorded history – replacing 2014 as the hottest year on record (since records have been kept, 1880). Read more:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/21/science/earth/2015-hottest-year-global-warming.html?_r=0

65 degrees at 3:40 AM, April 3, 2016

Historic Norm (for 4/1) 78 HIGH, 61 LOW Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/

Average temperatures are increasing and will continue to until early June, when they reach 90, and stay there until early September.  Historically, the average high temperature is now 78 degrees, eight degrees higher than our lowest average high of the year [70]), and twelve degrees lower than our highest average [90]). Our average low is now 60 degrees, sixteen degrees lower than our highest average low of the year (76), and nine degrees higher than our lowest average low [51].

Here is NOAA on the human causes of climate change and global warming.  http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/climate/factsheets/howhuman.pdf

Last Week (3/25-3/31): Last week was a hot one, with temperatures above normal every day.  The rain was welcome.  

This Week (4/1 – 4/7):   The weekend will have rain and higher temperatures.  The new week will begin a bit cooler and then remain close to normal with even cooler temperatures forecast for later in the week.   

Here is NOAA on the human causes of climate change and global warming.  http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/climate/factsheets/howhuman.pdf <http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/climate/factsheets/howhuman.pdf>

Here is another good NOAA report http://insideclimatenews.org/news/04062015/global-warming-great-hiatus-gets-debunked-NOAA-study?gclid=COXNpriwpssCFdgNgQodq0wA3w

Here is a story on 2015 being the hottest year on record http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-noaa-analyses-reveal-record-shattering-global-warm-temperatures-in-2015

This is a good general source of science-backed information about climate change: http://climate.nasa.gov/

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