Heat index

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TFL, Jul 10, 2002.

  1. TFL

    TFL LawnSite Member
    Posts: 210

    Heat index was 115 today. we had to take more breaks than we were able to mow. Wow summer hit in a hurry here last weeks highs were in the 80's with index in the 90's
     
  2. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
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    Know the feeling bro...heat index up here in the NE this week and last were right up there too. It was friggin brutal a couple of days.

    Can't wait until the Fall...
     
  3. yardman1

    yardman1 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Hell is cooler than it is here.:blob2: :blob2:
     
  4. AielLandscaping

    AielLandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    we set a record high today at 111 last i heard... i like the heat though, or so i keep telling myself anyhow:cool:
     
  5. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
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    yardman ,i gave a lady a ride to the grocery store . her comment was . if its this hot in hell ,lord help us. completely took me by surprize.lmao
     
  6. bubble boy

    bubble boy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020

    been real weird here. early last week, with humidity well over 100.

    sat. was pretty hot, started off sunny. then smoke from a forest fire in quebec, about 6 hours away, drifted in and blanketed the city. you couldn't smell it as smoke, but the sun was basically an orange sphere in the sky, you could look right at it(i know youre not supposed to) haze at ground level made it seem like dusk at mid afternoon.

    today is chilly enough for a jacket.

    the only constant is no rain. starting to get those yellow tire marks on some props.
     
  7. TFL

    TFL LawnSite Member
    Posts: 210

    Another 115 day. Gotta get liqiud cooled mowers. mowing a 15 acre account having to stop mowers every hour to hour and a half to let cool and clean vents.
     
  8. gvandora

    gvandora LawnSite Member
    Posts: 143

    We had that last week. Thank God we got some relief. It only hit 80 degrees in Baltimore today.
     

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