Warmer climates creeping northward threaten Long Island
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If scientists studying climate change are on the mark, Riverhead farmer Phil Schmitt ought to consider the weather in Virginia when planning his crop list in coming decades.
Warmer climate zones have been creeping northward in recent years and could transform Long Island to conditions much nearer those of Virginia in 30 years, scientists say. The number of days above 90 and 100 degrees has...