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What a year: Extreme heat, rain, record number of 100-degree days

“‘Increasing frequency and intensity of extreme heat waves is one of the clearest hallmarks of our warming climate, and it’s likely that ‘extreme’ temperatures like those experienced this summer will become fairly routine in just a few decades,’ UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain wrote recently on his California Weather Blog,” as featured on Recordnet.com.