Anthony's Weather Quiz Answers 5

Published On: May 25 2011 07:40:34 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 06 2011 04:04:50 PM CDT

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In the 1970s, predominately in the southeastern United States, doctors noticed there were a lot more people getting heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke compared to the rest of the country. Meteorologist George Winterling knew that humidity and heat are much more dangerous than just heat. In 1978, he came up with a formula showing the human-perceived equivalent temperature, or what it feels like. The National Weather Service started using the heat index formula one year later.

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