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The Urban Heat Island Effect: What Is It?

The Urban Heat Island Effect: What Is It?

When temperatures soar, you might want to book a trip out of the city—it can be several degrees hotter than non-urban areas. Why does this happen? We explain.

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What Is “Knee High By The Fourth of July” All About?

What Is “Knee High By The Fourth of July” All About?

There’s no shortage of old-timey wisdom from the past. One saying you may have heard is “Knee High by the Fourth of July.” But what does it mean? We explain.

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Memorial Day 2019: Rain or Shine?

Memorial Day 2019: Rain or Shine?

For many, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. But will we see summer-like temperatures? Here’s what we’re forecasting for the long weekend…

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