NEWS
Thu Aug 15, 2013 08:34 AM CDT

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) -- Autumn temperatures will likely be above normal in the Northeast U.S., a major market for home-heating oil and natural gas, government weather forecasters said Thursday.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration projects above-normal temperatures will reach from the Great Lakes region eastward to encompass New England and the Northeast southward into central New Jersey in September through November.

Above-normal temperatures also are forecast in the three-month period for the Southwest, centering on Arizona, and extending into eastern California, southern Oregon and Idaho and into west Texas.

NOAA doesn't project below-normal temperatures for any part of ...

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