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2012 Hottest Year On Record For Lower 48 States, NOAA Confirms

Published: 
Tue, 01/08/2013 (All day)
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Energy

It’s official: 2012 was the warmest year on record in the lower 48 states, as the country experienced blistering spring and summer heat, tinderbox fire weather conditions amid a widespread drought, and one of the worst storms to ever strike the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.