Share this on:
 E-mail
248
VIEWS
5
COMMENTS
 
SHARES
About this iReport
  • Approved for CNN

  • Click to view andrewellis's profile
    Posted August 4, 2010 by
    andrewellis
    Location
    Lexington, Tennessee
    Assignment
    Assignment
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Heat wave, drought bake U.S.

    More from andrewellis

    122 Degrees in my car - in TENNESSEE!

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     andrewellis of Lexington, Tennessee, went to pick up some friends yesterday and when he got in the car an hour later, the thermometer read 122 degrees. The actual outside temperature was in the 100s all day, he said. While his car has air conditioning, some of his friends aren’t so lucky. 'I have a couple of friends whose car air conditioning isn't working and they don’t have the money to fix it. We ended up picking up those people, driving them home and then picking them up at 8 p.m. and taking them back to their cars,' he said.
    - zdan, CNN iReport producer

    I went to get into my car yesterday and noticed that the heat was more than I had ever felt in a car before.  I rolled down the windows and started the car when I noticed that the in car temperature was 122!  I drove for 10 min to get home and felt sick but the temperature in the car fell to 110.

     

    It's some kinda hot right now!  :-)

    What do you think of this story?

    Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.
    Be and editor! Choose an option below:
      Awesome! Put this on TV! Almost! Needs work. This submission violates iReport's community guidelines.

    Comments

    Log in to comment

    iReport welcomes a lively discussion, so comments on iReports are not pre-screened before they post. See the iReport community guidelines for details about content that is not welcome on iReport.

    Add your Story Add your Story