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Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.

As the planet continues to warm from the increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the temperatures that we consider to be normal are also rising.

More than 55,000 people living in Utah are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.

Heat itself is one of the leading weather-related killers, and it’s also a significant contributing factor in creating ground-level ozone, which is a serious health hazard.

Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises

Utah is projected to see an increase in severity of widespread summer drought of approximately 225 percent by 2050.

Climate Central analysis shows that the number of large fires on Forest Service land is increasing dramatically. 

More than 1.3 million people living in Utah, or 45 percent of the state's population, are living in areas at elevated risk of wildfire.

What's Happening in Your Region?

Kansas

Southwest, Central Plains Face ‘Unprecedented’ Drought

Climate change is creating an “unprecedented” risk of severe drought in the Southwest and Central Plains... More

Nevada

The Southwest May Have Entered a ‘Drier Climate State’

The Southwest is already the most arid part of the U.S. Now new research indicates it’s becoming even more dry as wet weather patterns, quite literally, dry up... More

Oregon

Pacific Northwest’s ‘Wet Drought’ Possible Sign of Future

California isn't the only place suffering drought; the Pacific Northwest is suffering from a lack of snow... More

Wyoming

Large Wildfires Are Now More Common and Destructive

Spring and summer — two key seasons for wildfires — have warmed 2.1°F across the West, on average... More

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