"VIDEO: How Growing Cities Are Making Extreme Heat Deadlier"

The Wall Street Journal reports on the impact of urban growth on weather and climate, particularly summer heat.

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"[As] [a] massive heat dome across the American Southwest ... driv[es] temperatures in Phoenix and Las Vegas to record triple-digit highs[,] ... satellite photos show how [their] growth ... contribut[es] to ... extreme weather. The combination of a heat dome on top of a heat island means being outside can be even more dangerous. WSJ explains the science ...."

Click here for: "How Growing Cities Are Making Extreme Heat Deadlier" - WSJ/YouTube 7.30.23 - SCW Newswatch

Key Words: Weather, Climate, Summer Heat, Phoenix, Arizona, Las Vegas, Nevada, Urban Growth, Heat Domes, Environment

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Thermometer, Sun, Sky, adapted from image at weather.gov