Record heat confirmed in Siberia

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The World Meteorological Organization is confirming a new record-high temperature in the Arctic. The Siberian town of Verkhoyansk registered a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit on June 20, 2020. As host Marco Werman explains, the WMO says Mediterranean temperatures in the Arctic are cause for alarm.

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