Arizona that planes can't fly There are certain truths that accompany summer in Phoenix, Arizona: Temperatures in the high thirties persist well past sundown.
It's not considered abnormal to drive with oven mitts or ice packs in the car. And after a certain threshold, even the "it's a dry heat" jokes cease being funny. Usually, the hot season is met with a certain amount of pearl clutching disbelief by people outside of Arizona. Meanwhile, locals shrug, knowing simply to stay indoors as much as possible or escape to the cooler discount oakley lenses climes of Northern Arizona. Regional flights on American Eagle were the most affected, because they use Bombardier CRJ planes that can only operate at temperatures of 118 degrees Fahrenheit or around 47.8 degrees Celsius or below, Mr Feinstein said. Flights on larger Airbus and Boeing planes were not cancelled because they are able to operate at higher maximum temperatures: around52.8 degrees Celsius for Airbus and 52.2 degrees Celsius for Boeing. Each aircraft manufacturer sets its own parameters for operating temperatures, Mr Feinstein said. As of Tuesday morning, Sky Harbour officials said no other airlines had been affected. The heat shows no sign of relenting soon. The National Weather Service broke out the magenta a colour category little known to the rest of the where can i buy oakley sunglasses country to illustrate parts of Arizona that would be under "rare, dangerous, and very possibly deadly" heat for the rest of the week. The record for Phoenix was set June 26, 1990, when temperatures reached 50 degrees. Flights out of Sky Harbour that day were grounded, too. National Weather Service meteorologist ChrisKuhlman, who is based in Phoenix, admitted that he woke up at 4amTuesday to do yard work before the sun came up. Even at that hour, it was already about 32 degrees outside. In Death Valley in eastern California and in the town of Needles near the Arizona border, temperatures are expected to reach 53 degrees this week. National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Fisher said on Mondaythe sweltering weather could break records in some areas but was part of a cyclical pattern and not brought on by oakley online shop climate change or any other unusual phenomenon.
"It's not unprecedented at all, things oscillate around," he said. oakley sunglasses dealers "We've had a fairly cool spring, had 'May Gray' and 'June Gloom', this our first real warmth of the season.".
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