This summer may be hotter than normal

BARRIE, ONT. — Environment Canada released its summer forecast this week and is predicting temperatures to be slightly above seasonal, with more precipitation than usual. It’s been a slow start to the summer, with record-breaking snowfall in May, and Environment Canada expects that trend to continue throughout June. “We think June will be normal, but a bit cooler than normal, that kind of range,” says Environment Canada …

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Tropical depression forms off Florida coast, would be first named storm of hurricane season

Florida leaders face new obstacle in preparing for hurricane season. Florida will likely see the first named storm of hurricane season on Saturday, according to reports. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) projected that the weather system — which, if it escalates to a tropical storm, would be named Arthur — will form near the Bahamas after producing showers and thunderstorms across South and Central Florida. The center also advised that …

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Super-Earth discovered near center of our galaxy, a 1-in-a-million discovery

One-in-a-million: ‘Super-Earth’ discovered near center of our galaxy Doyle Rice USA TODAY Published 6:24 PM EDT May 13, 2020 Another day, another super-Earth? Not so fast. This one really is special. Calling it “incredibly rare,” New Zealand astronomers say that the planet “is one of only a handful that have been discovered with both size and orbit comparable to that of Earth,” according to a statement. The …

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