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Computer prediction models not always so hot

June 29, 2009

So looking ahead to the next few days, there is most definitely one thing that is apparent. The models are teasing us with a bigger cool down than we'll actually see. This is a case-in-point of why you can't just trust a computer program or automated website to get your forecast.

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The Hottest “Feeling” Place in the World?

June 25, 2009

Believe it or not, parts of the American Midwest see some of the hottest temperatures in the world during summer months. While the actual temperature may not be all that impressive — 100°F is commonly reached all over the world — the Midwest humidity can make it feel much, much worse.

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How the heat index works

June 24, 2009

The bulk of the extended forecast is calling for more hot weather with the heat index in well over 100°, but what exactly is the heat index?