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Tag Results - HEAT INDEX

When Outdoor Sports Become Risky

Climate Matters in the Newsroom

When Outdoor Sports Become Risky

Aug 21, 2019

Extreme heat index days—when heat and humidity make it difficult for the body to cool itself off during workouts—have been increasing in cities across the country.

Extreme Heat Index Affecting Outdoor Sports

Extreme Heat Index Affecting Outdoor Sports

Aug 21, 2019

A new Climate Central report finds an increase in days with an extreme heat index, which greatly impact outdoor sports and the risk of heat illnesses.

Dangerous Heat & Summer Sports

Dangerous Heat & Summer Sports

Aug 12, 2015

Exercising in the summer heat raises the risk of heat-related illnesses, as it is more difficult for the body to cool itself.