Too Hot for Man or Beast

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The tricks to staying cool at the Johnson County fair this year are the same for both people and animals: spend as much time as possible in the shade, and keep the water and Gatorade flowing.

On Tuesday temperatures hit 90 degrees with heat indexes that climbed even higher for the second straight day, and similar temperatures are expected for the rest of the week. Those temperatures tend to keep fairgoers away, but some have no choice but to stay with their animals or man their booths for 12 hours a day.

Those fairgoers are the ones who know how to stay cool.


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