Scientists Warn Record-Breaking US Heatwave and Drought Aren't Good Signs
Scientists Warn Record-Breaking, US Heatwave and Drought, Aren't Good Signs. Yahoo News reports that the current U.S. heatwave has broken hundreds of temperature records. . It has exacerbated an already historic drought. It has also primed the American landscape for a season of extreme wildfires. . Yahoo News reached out to scientists across the west to comment on the current heatwave and what may be to come. This current drought is potentially on track to become the worst that we’ve seen in at least 1,200 years, Kathleen Johnson, Associate professor of Earth system science at the University of California, Irvine, via Yahoo News.