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RE: New weather question

I found a chart to estimate a heat index at :

I also found sites that would calculate the heat index using your data.
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/elp/wxcalc/heatindex.html and

This place will actually give you the heat index formula:

It is basically an expression of how increased humidity increases the
inability for the body to more easily cool in higher temperatures.  Its a
"misery" index showing how humidity alters one's perception of temperature.
Hope that helps.

Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of james singer
Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2006 2:27 PM
To: Garden Chat
Subject: [CHAT] New weather question

How is the "feels like" heat index calculated?

Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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