It’s like summer never left.

Fall officially started a month ago, but for much of the country this week felt like summer, with dozens of cities reporting record-breaking temperatures.

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As has been the case every year over the past few years, 2016 is on track to be one of the hottest years ever recorded. Scientists have long said human-caused global warming is expected to increase the likelihood of heat waves worldwide, and contribute to more droughts, and other extreme weather events.

Source: Alejandro Davila Fragoso, ThinkProgress.com

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