Why Does Humidity Feel Gross?

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Reactions Science Videos | November 27, 2018


Relative humidity, dew point, heat index... trying to figure out what to wear from all these buzzy weather words is enough to make you sweat! But fear not, today we're giving you a break down on how to use the local weather report to your advantage, and hopefully equip you with enough knowledge to avoid that annoying humidity fueled puddle of back sweat...

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