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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_of_the_United_States

The region from the southern Plains, to the lower Midwest, eastward to the central East Coast (the New York City/coastal Connecticut region southward to Virginia) has a temperate climate, with cool to cold winters and long hot summers. Daytime highs ...

19january2017snapshot.epa.gov/climate-impacts/climate-impacts-midwest

Sep 30, 2016 ... Temperature increase in the Midwest has accelerated in recent decades, particularly nighttime and winter temperatures. This region will likely experience warmer and wetter winters, springs with heavy precipitation, and hotter summers with longer dry periods. Risks to human health are expected to rise with ...

traveltips.usatoday.com/typical-climate-midwestern-united-states-103926.html

Weather in the Midwest -- generally considered to include Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio, though other nearby states are often considered Midwestern as well -- varies dramatically from state to state and season to season. Without any oceans nearby to moderate the changing ...

nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/regions/midwest

In general, climate change will tend to amplify existing climate-related risks to people, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the Midwest (Ch. 10: Energy, Water, and Land). Direct effects of increased heat stress, flooding, drought, and late spring freezes on natural and managed ecosystems may be multiplied by changes in pests ...

nca2014.globalchange.gov/highlights/regions/midwest

The Midwest's agricultural lands, forests, Great Lakes, industrial activities, and cities are all vulnerable to climate variability and climate change. Climate change will tend to amplify existing risks climate poses to people, ecosystems, and infrastructure. Direct effects will include increased heat stress, flooding, drought, and late ...

www.climate.gov/teaching/national-climate-assessment-resources-educators/midwest-region

The NCA Education Resources for the Midwest Region features guiding questions, key figures, related resources, reviewed lesson plans, videos for all of the NCA key messages for each region. The site contains information that will help educators and students gain a deeper understanding of climate science and the ...

easyscienceforkids.com/impact-of-climate-in-the-midwest

Midwest includes 12 states of North Central United States. This region is home to more than 60 million people. Midwest is covered by forests, grasslands, the Great Lakes and rivers. Three major river systems of this region are Ohio, Missouri and Mississippi River System. The average air temperature of Midwest has been ...

www.ucsusa.org/assets/documents/global_warming/midwest-climate-impacts.pdf

Climate conditions typicalof the Midwest are already changing in noticeable ways . Average temperatures have risen, particularly in winter. There have been a number of major heat waves in recent years, accompanied by a scarcity of cold waves. Ice on lakes and rivers in the region has been forming later in fall, and melting ...

mrcc.isws.illinois.edu

Over 100 daily high temperature records were tied or broken, while the entire Midwest had below-normal precipitation in the final week of November. Read more in the Midwest Climate Watch; How will a La Niña weather pattern impact our winter outlook? La Niña Impacts and Outlook updates are now available for three ...