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Europe Wildfire Risk Heightened by Early Heat Waves, Drought

MADRID (AP) — Extended drought conditions in several Mediterranean countries, a heat wave last week that reached northern Germany and high fuel costs for aircraft needed to fight wildfires have heightened concerns across Europe this summer. And it’s only June. …

Skies Go Gray Over Florida, Gulf of Mexico on African Dust Blobs

Summer brings long hot days and afternoon thunderstorms across the U.S. Now you can add African dust to the mix. Two large blobs of dust blown off of Africa’s Sahara Desert are on their way to North America, driven by …