Glass Blowers in East Jordan Deal With Extreme Heat, High Temperatures
You think it's hot outside? Try working with Northern Michigan glass blowers. The high temperatures have more than just those working outdoors taking precautions. Workers at Jordan Valley Glassworks – a glass blowing shop in East Jordan – are dealing with the extreme heat today. When taking a look at the thermometer by their furnaces — it's around 140 degrees. With temperatures outside rising, work for the glass blowers can be downright dangerous. The shop has a break room with air conditioning, and the glass blowers make sure to get plenty of fluids. But they even go above your typical heat precautions. 9&10's Evan Dean has more details on how inside the shop is already hotter than the scorching temps outside.