Heat Stress

Current conditions


Golden Valley heat car
  • Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Stratus
  • Exterior color : Silver
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Windows: Closed
  • Direction facing: South
  • Pavement type: Tar, parking lot

Heat Car Weather Station

Exterior Sensors

  • CS215 Temperature and Relative Humidity probe
  • Black Globe for Wet Bulb Globe Temperature
  • CS320 for solar radiation

Golden Valley heat car research station location dem map
  • Golden Valley ARMER Facility
  • 9300 Naper St.
  • Golden Valley, MN
  • 44.99892/-93.398295

Heat Car Backseat Temperature Sensor

Interior Sensors

  • 108 temperature and relative humidity probe
  • CS240 temperature sensor for dash temperature

WBGT Heat Guidelines

Very low Low Moderate High Extreme
Active persons heat index (APHI) 1 2 3 4 5
Wet Bulb Globe temp (WBGT) 77-79°F 80-82°F 83-85°F 86-88°F >88°F
Suggested precautions Normal activities
Begin to monitor at risk persons
Use discretion for intense or prolonged exercise Limit duration of outdoor activities to two hours or less Limit duration of outdoor activities to one hour or less Cancel outdoor workouts and exercise
Recommended breaks in shade (per hour of activity) As needed 15 minutes 30 minutes 45 minutes Do not resume until the index lowers

Heat Index