2021 Heat Wave is Now the Deadliest Weather-Related Event in Washington History
Ryan, J. (2021). 2021 Heat Wave is Now the Deadliest Weather-Related Event in Washington History. KUOW.org.
The author describes how a 2021 heat wave led to the deaths of 112 people in Washington state. The article highlights how a lack of air conditioning statewide was a factor, how the event led to a significant increase in heat-related emergency department visits, and how emissions today will lead to higher temperatures in the future.