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California signs bill to rank and name extreme heat events

CLIP09/16/22

A growing international movement is seeking to rank and name extreme heat waves based on their potential severity. Last week, California became the first state in the country to sign such a bill into law. By 2025, it will categorize and alert residents about heat waves like other states would warn citizens of a hurricane. This comes after the West experienced its most extreme September heat wave ever.

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