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    Default Australia is Purple HOT; 122

    Bailey Johnson

    CBS News/ January 8, 2013, 11:41 AM

    Australia goes purple as temperature goes off the charts

    Australia's Bureau of Meteorology adds deep purple to its maps in response to off the charts heat / Australian Bureau of Meteorology

    "Off the charts" is a phrase that gets thrown around liberally when it comes to temperature. But in the case of Australia's current heat wave and raging wildfires, temperatures are literally higher than the government's charts were designed to go. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has had to introduce a new color -- deep purple -- to account for the record-breaking heat.

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    is that paint by number?

    same color at -20

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    Quote Originally Posted by pcosmar View Post
    is that paint by number?

    same color at -20

    its so hot its cold?
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    in 1994 Lake Havasu City, AZ hit 128. I'm sure it gets hotter in the Mojave.

    Phoenix, has hit 127 in the past.


    2 + 2 = 5.

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    Their guns were confiscated, and now they have nothing to fight global warming with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VanBummel View Post
    Their guns were confiscated, and now they have nothing to fight global warming with.
    Better call Captain Planet.
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    meh I live in Arizona

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    Oh nos. Their carbon tax has made things worse!

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    I've experienced 120+ heat in California, summer of 1977. It went on for weeks. But those temps are a regular occurrence in Death Valley.

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    What's the big deal? I used to live in Phoenix and saw plenty of days over 120*. Hell, I'd blacksmith in anything under 112.

    Why are Australians such panty-waists?
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    Why did I think this thread was going to be about:

    Now THAT is Australia Purple Hot!
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    the temps are NEW for the aussies & they fear a spread of the big purple spot
    the same way africa worries about a much hotter + broader + wider sahara???

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