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(2021-08-08, 10:06 PM)Candace66 Wrote:
(2021-08-04, 08:20 AM)DAW89446 Wrote: I thought this an interesting statistic, as quoted from the Sierra Wave News (Bishop):

The hiker is thought to have set off on Sunday or Monday in 118 degrees Fahrenheit heat with
up to 91 percent humidity due to scattered showers. To give readers some idea of how “hot”
that combination of extreme hot temperature and very high humidity “feels,” according to the
National Weather Service Heat Index Calculator, it is the equivalent to the body feeling the
temperature of 320˚F (160.4˚C).

(Copy-and-paste of my reply to this on

The heat index calculator is here:

There's a caveat on that page: "Please note: The Heat Index calculation may produce meaningless results for temperatures and dew points outside of the range depicted on the Heat Index Chart linked below."

The chart is tops out at 108 F, so 118 is outside their range:

(2021-08-08, 01:39 PM)netllama Wrote:
(2021-08-08, 01:23 PM)DeathValleyDazed Wrote:
(2021-08-06, 08:17 PM)netllama Wrote: I suspect that i'm much older than you think I am.

OK, I give up, what hair dye product do you use to cover all that "gray hair" evidence of aging?  Wink

That photo is at least a decade old.

LOL, why don't you guys quit goofing around and just state your respective ages!?   Big Grin  I'll lead by example, I'm 55.  And I've been a "silver fox" for years!  Tongue

I'm 45.
(2021-08-09, 11:40 AM)trailhound Wrote: I'm 72 with one foot in the grave and the other one on an oil slick.

Right behind you. And will probably trip over you.
~When You Live in Nevada, "just down the road" is anywhere in the line of sight within the curvature of the earth.

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