a weather phenomenon in which an area experiences stifling heat when a system of high pressure pushes very warm air downward and keeps it trapped as if in a bubble.
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On Wednesday, the heat dome should stretch from the Pacific Coast to the Appalachians, with hazy and hot temperatures just about everywhere in between.Coast-to-coast heat dome to deliver sweltering weather next week | Matthew Cappucci | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
That batch represents the first signs of a building heat dome that will drape itself across most of the Lower 48 by midweek.Coast-to-coast heat dome to deliver sweltering weather next week | Matthew Cappucci | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
When the heat dome first descended in late June, Campbell, 64, had plans to take her grandkids on a road trip to a nearby dinosaur museum.In America’s least air-conditioned cities, brutal heat changes some people’s minds | Marc Fisher, Carissa Wolf, Michael Hingston | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
By Monday, a key heat dome threshold could be reached — 600 dekameters — signifying a rare event, but one that has grown more common because of human-caused climate change.Yet another major heat wave is set to roast the western U.S. and Canada by the weekend | Matthew Cappucci | July 14, 2021 | Washington Post