Wednesday, June 26
"When the outside temperature is 93 degrees, even with a window cracked the temperature inside a car can reach 125 degrees in just 20 minutes and approximately 140 degrees in 40 minutes," Bailey said. She advised parents never to leave children in a car in any weather, nor allow them to play in or around cars. Cars should always be locked, even at home, she said. And to avoid burns to children's skin, parents should check seats before placing youngsters in cars.