National Weather Service “heat index” a distortion of reality

“Only problem is, they weren’t actual temperatures – they were the “heat index.” The actual temperature at St. Joseph, Missouri today was 95 degrees – not 114 degrees. Now compare with this date in 1936, when air temperatures reached 118 degrees. Lamar, Missouri was 26 degrees hotter on this date in 1936 than it was today.” click here

Comments are closed.