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.
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