HOT ASPHALT AWARENESS FOR PETS
- Press the back of your hand firmly against the asphalt for 7 seconds
- This will if it will be comfortable for your dog!
When the air temperature is this, asphalt has been measured at this:
Air Temp Asphalt Temp
77 Degrees 125 Degrees
86 Degrees 135 Degrees
87 Degrees 143 Degrees
**Did you know that at 125 Degrees F, skin destruction can occur in 60 Seconds!
**An egg can fry in 5 minutes at 131 degrees F!
Data Source: Berens J. Thermal contact burns from streets and highways. Journal of the American Medical Association: 214(11): 2025-2027