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Is It Hot Enough To Fry An Egg?

On the day Metro Detroit hit a record high, WWJ’s Kathryn Larson and Zahra Huber conducted a bit of a “science” experiment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011

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Fifth Straight Day Of Blazing Heat

There’s no relief from the heat in sight, with temperatures climbing to 100 degrees or more in several Metro Detroit communities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011

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Poll: Heat Wave Vs. Snowstorm

When it comes to our climate, we’re whiners. All winter long we complain about snow storms. After about 30 days of nice spring or fall weather the complaints start again.

CBS 62–07/21/2011


Some Still In Dark As Temps Near Triple Digits

There are 19,000 DTE customers without electricity, as temps are set to hit the triple digits. Redford and Ferndale are two of the areas with larger pockets of outages.


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Outdoor Workers Coping With Extreme Heat

With dangerously high temperatures expected Thursday, how do people who must work outside cope?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011


Excessive Heat Warning In Effect

Expect another scorcher, as temperatures are expected to rise into the 90’s for the fourth straight day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2011


Volunteer Learns Struggles Of Elderly In Extreme Heat

A member of the Red Cross helping to get people to Detroit’s cooling centers is learning first hand how hard it can be to get some people to leave their homes, even if it’s for their own health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2011


Week-Long Heat Wave Hovers Over Metro Detroit

A heat advisory continues to hover over the Metro Detroit area as the hot, humid weather sticks around all week – with temps expected to stay in the mid-90s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011

Firefighters Feeling The Heat, 4 Hospitalized

Milford Fire Chief Larry Waligora said four firefighters were briefly hospitalized for heat exhaustion last night while fighting a house fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011

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Cooling Centers Offer Ways To Beat The Heat

Many Metro Detroit locations are opening as cooling centers Wednesday due to extreme summer heat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2011