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The 100-degree temperature recorded Thursday at Gallatin Field airport BROKE THE RECORD SET IN 1984. In Bozeman, the temperature hit a record-high 94 degrees Thursday, BREAKING THE OLD RECORD set in 1892. Across Southwest Montana, eight RECORD HIGHS WERE BROKEN Thursday. Hot temperatures actually claim more lives than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes combined, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. From 1979 to 1998, an estimated 7,500 people died in the United States as a result of exposure to excessive heat.
Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, f...