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Climate Change report released
Decades of dangerous weather are on the way because of climate change.
That's one of several predictions from a National Climate Assessment released today.
It says the effects of climate change "are expected to become increasingly disruptive throughout this century and beyond."
- more heat waves and coastal flooding for the northeast.
- fresh water issues and more tropical systems in the southeast.
- devastating growing seasons in the midwest.
- and the potential for more wildfires in the southwest.
"Climate change is not a distant threat. It is something that is happening now, Summers on the whole are longer and hotter, with periods of extreme heat. rain in many parts of the country is coming down in deluges, in heavier downpours;
The government is posting the full report online.
You can read it by heading to weartv.com and clicking on Newslinks.