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Brutal heat / high humidity clobbering the Northeastern U-S

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by leashedForLife, Aug 29, 2018.

  1. leashedForLife

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    I hope it’s cooled off in the UK somewhat - yesterday & today reached 90’F & 92’F, respectively, over 100 both days for the heat index (how it “feels” or affects U).

    Tomm (Wed) is expect to hit 96’F with the same high humidity... I don’t intend to leave the AC, except for a brief excursion thru the common hallway on our floor, to reach the lift & the lovely cool basement (for laundry; 4 loads, white towels/ bedding, colors, darks, & mine).

    Someone on our floor refuses to use their AC, as U pay for the electricity consumed, so they insist on opening the WINDOWS in the hall at the lift foyer, & the end of our “wing”. This is very exasperating, as the AC in the common areas isn’t reconnected yet, other than the ground floor foyer & Community Room. // So the hallways on all floors are vulnerable to the cheap dingbats who think letting 90’F air full of city crud into the building, is “cooling”.
    :confused:
    Entering the hallway from our apt is like walking into a really cruddy sauna, with the stink of diesel exhaust & sticky heat. Blarrgh.

    I am looking forward to my laundry duty -my client is sitting much of the time, & as heat rises, he’s literally in a cooler zone of the room, while I walk about sweating — lightly, but nonstop.
    The laundry room is overcooled to compensate for the running dryers, so it’s about 70’.
    :D. Delightful. :)

    How is everyone coping? —- is it still hot & dry over much of the UK?
    I heard Portugal & Spain were sizzling! :eek:

    We are predIcted to slide into some early-fall temps come Sat, with daytimes in the low 70s & night lows in the 60s... I can’t wait! Yippee!

    - terry

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