Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Heat wave of the century!

Not really. It was an ongoing joke when I lived and worked in the Midwest that every time a snowstorm hit the East Coast, that storm was the Storm of the Century! for that particular year. Big media types tend to live on the east coast, and of course it's happening to them, so therefore...

Well, there is one heck of a heat wave expected for the northeast this week, with temps in the low 100s possible. That might seem like nothing to someone in the desert Southwest, but with dew points in the low 70s as well, that means some pretty high heat indexes. The rest of the week doesn't look quite as hot, but it'll still be hot and humid, with highs in the 90s in many places.

If you're living or visiting the northeast, make sure to drink lots of water and find someplace cool to spend some time. Heat like this is a dangerous thing, and I would hate to have your face melt off like that dude of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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