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Maps Show Where Extreme Heat Shattered 7,000 Records This Summer

It was the summer that refused to end

2022 was the summer that wouldn’t quit.

From early June to straight past Labor Day, waves upon waves of heat scorched and baked the country, smashing thousands of temperature records along the way.

And summer may have saved its worst for last: Oppressive heat in the West that finally broke Saturday set hundreds of records on its own. Meteorologists described it as the most extreme September heat wave ever observed in the Western United States.

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