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16Jun 21
Doctors Warn Of Pavement Burns During Extreme Heat Wave In U.S. West

Doctors warn of pavement burns during extreme heat wave in U.S. West

An extreme heat wave in the Southwest is pushing temperatures over 115 degrees in Las Vegas and Phoenix. Health officials warn that hot asphalt and sidewalks will blister skin. Forecasters are calling this event “rare, dangerous and deadly.” Climate change and urbanization is making heat waves a growing concern. Scorching…

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