Dome Doom

“A concentrated sphere of heat, known colloquially as a ‘heat dome,’ has powered the excessively high temperatures. Over the coming week, the heat dome will reach from coast to coast, inching northward and parking smack dab in the middle of the country. Over the next 8 to 14 days, the National Weather Service is calling for above-normal temperatures nearly everywhere in the continental U.S.” It’s been hot as hell in much of the world, and the heat wave stretching across the American south isn’t going anywhere for a while. WaPo (Gift Article): Inside the most extreme heat wave the Southern U.S. has faced. “The exceptional heat will be remembered for its intensity and duration.” Michael Scott might respond to with, “That’s what she said.” But the sad truth is that this heat wave won’t be remembered for long since this is the new normal.

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