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Itís already getting too hot and humid in some places for humans to survive
theverge.com ^ | May 8, 2020 | Justine Calma

Posted on 05/09/2020 11:48:57 AM PDT by PROCON

A combination of heat and humidity so extreme that it’s unendurable isn’t just a problem for the future — those conditions are already here, a new study finds. Off-the-chart readings that were previously thought to be nearly nonexistent on the planet today have popped up around the globe, and unyielding temperatures are becoming more common.

Extreme conditions reaching roughly 115 degrees Fahrenheit on the heat-index scale — a measurement of both heat and humidity that’s often referred to as what the temperature “feels like” — doubled between 1979 and 2017, the study found. Humidity and heat are a particularly deadly combination, since humidity messes with the body’s ability to cool itself off by sweating. The findings imply that harsh conditions that scientists foresaw as an impending result of climate change are becoming reality sooner than expected.

“We may be closer to a real tipping point on this than we think,” Radley Horton, co-author of the new study published today in the journal Science Advances, said in a statement. His previous research had projected that the world wouldn’t experience heat and humidity beyond human tolerance for decades.

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TOPICS: Society; Weather
KEYWORDS: globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; greennewdeal; justinecalma; theverge; weareallgoingtodie
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At the bottom of the article, we have this:

Extreme heat already kills more people in the US than any other weather-related event.

With this chart from the CDC:

That pesky CDC again.

1 posted on 05/09/2020 11:48:57 AM PDT by PROCON
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Partisan Media Shills update.


2 posted on 05/09/2020 11:50:31 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: PROCON

How about the Coronavirus? How will it survive the hot and humid weather?


3 posted on 05/09/2020 11:51:03 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (look at Michigan, it will)
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To: PROCON

Load of garbage.


4 posted on 05/09/2020 11:51:28 AM PDT by databoss
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To: PROCON
Send some of that heat up here to Connecticut.

It was 28 degrees here this morning. Yes, on May 9.

5 posted on 05/09/2020 11:52:11 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: PROCON

They discovered the desert?


6 posted on 05/09/2020 11:52:15 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: SeekAndFind

Logic! Stop that right now!!


7 posted on 05/09/2020 11:52:43 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: PROCON
CDC LOL. Cold kills more people than heat. I'd rather be hot than cold any day. I'd rather be in a tropical climate sipping my gin and quinine water than freezing to death at the arctic circle.
 
8 posted on 05/09/2020 11:54:16 AM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie (Guide me, O thou great redeemer, pilgrim through this barren land.)
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To: PROCON

Find an air conditioned shelter...

Just where do they think the heat from air conditioning
goes???


9 posted on 05/09/2020 11:55:16 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: SamAdams76

Had snow flurries in Pennsylvania this afternoon.


10 posted on 05/09/2020 11:55:18 AM PDT by stevio (Drain the Swamp!)
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To: PROCON

Stalin once said that it matters not who votes. What matters is who counts the votes. The same applies here.

It doesn’t matter what the actual temperatures are. What matters is who is recording those temperatures.

In both cases, the data will be manipulated to fit the required results.


11 posted on 05/09/2020 11:55:20 AM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: PROCON

Guess that’s why so many folks are leaving FL. Oh, they’re not? Well we did to make room for those that love them some ‘luv bugs’. :-)


12 posted on 05/09/2020 11:55:40 AM PDT by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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Instead, Horton and his co-authors looked closely at hourly data from 7,877 weather stations around the world.

Kinda like giving the weather\temperature at the airport..who lives at the airport?

I'm guessing, because it's so hot, there are no COVID-19 cases where ever they are talking about.
13 posted on 05/09/2020 11:56:55 AM PDT by stylin19a ( 2016 - Best.Election.Of.All.Times.Ever.In.The.History.Of.Ever)
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To: PROCON

Blah, blah, blah.

Keep people scared and you can get them to do anything.


14 posted on 05/09/2020 11:57:08 AM PDT by DarrellZero
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To: SamAdams76

It was 36 here in md this morning


15 posted on 05/09/2020 11:58:13 AM PDT by Ikeon (Nothing happens in politics "by chance" . covid -19 is a drill.)
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To: PROCON

The highest known combination of heat and humidity occurred in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, according to Christopher Burt, author of “Extreme Weather: A Guide & Record Book.” On July 8, 2003, the temperature hit 108 (42.2 Celsius) with a dew point of 95 (35 Celsius).


16 posted on 05/09/2020 11:58:26 AM PDT by brianr10
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To: PROCON

We’re managing down here in H-town...


17 posted on 05/09/2020 11:59:15 AM PDT by 38special (For real, y'all.)
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To: PROCON

So sorry to learn everyone in Florida is dead. Oh, wait...


18 posted on 05/09/2020 11:59:20 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Sorry, your race card has been declined. Can you present any other form of argument?")
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To: PROCON

Snow on the ground today in New England.


19 posted on 05/09/2020 11:59:22 AM PDT by JPJones (More Tariffs, less income tax.)
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To: PROCON

Please. People have lived in humid hot regions of the world since we first walked the earth... nonsense “reporting”


20 posted on 05/09/2020 12:00:16 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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