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“Extreme weather”

Sep 5, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
American tennis pro Jack Sock fell to the court immobilized with cramps at the U.S. Open this week, one of many players who found temperatures near 100 degrees and high humidity too much to handle.
Jun 1, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Alexander Davies
As hurricane season takes aim at American shores, the surfers among us are polishing their cowabungas.
Dec 10, 2014 05:48 PM ET // Joy Montefusco
The cold is insidious and dangerous. Learn a bit about how to survive in winter's worst.
Jan 21, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Snowmaking experts nervously watch weather reports as the Olympics draw near.
Oct 28, 2013 01:12 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Twice in the same storm, 31-year-old Casey Wagner was struck by lightning while off-roading in Texas. Continue reading →
Sep 19, 2013 09:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
The human body is much better at adapting to heat than to cold. But eventually, the body does make some adjustments.