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[AtlanticWire] It's So Hot in Australia That They Added New Colors to the Weather Map

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See that deep purple in the middle of this acne-red weather report from Down Under? That right there represents 129.2° F or 54 °C — it's a brand-new shade that the Australian bureau of meteorology was forced to add to its heat index because their country is, you know, kind of on fire. "The scale has just been increased today and I would anticipate it is because the forecast coming from the bureau's model is showing temperatures in excess of 50 degrees," David Jones, head of the bureau's climate monitoring and prediction unit, told The Sydney Morning Herald, which notes that the previous record high was 50.7°C (123°F), recorded in 1960 at Oodnadatta Airport in the southern part of Australia — right around where the new shades of hot are showing up today.

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I wish some of that heat comes to NZ, it's summer and yesterday it was pretty cold. I was in full long sleves most of the day lol
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Phoenix is pretty hot , but not that hot. 119 degress here last summer.
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that's hotter than what my computer runs at lol
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Love Australia, but I refuse to leave the east coast when I visit.
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FIRE!!!!!!!!!

better to stay indoors with the AC blasting. thumb.gif
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I refuse to live anywhere but the east coast ahahahaha!
 
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Quote:
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I refuse to live anywhere but the east coast ahahahaha!

People live places other then the east coast? that unpossible!
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I could use some of that over here in Canada. It's not pleasant with -40C temperatures. frown.gif
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post #10 of 213
Lets just add the sun to the ever expanding list

"Things in Australia that try to kill you" thumb.gif
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