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Old 08-11-2013   #1
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Default The Dirty Little Truth About the Texans Roof Policy

The policy:


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We will consider opening the roof at Reliant Stadium when the game time temperature is projected to be between 50 and 80 degrees. Our goal for implementing the “50-80 Rule” is to provide the most comfortable environment possible to enjoy Houston Texans games. Please note that the threat of rain will influence this decision, and when there is a good chance of rain during a game, the roof will be closed. Also, our parameters for late afternoon and evening games may shift slightly because of the absence of direct sunlight.
But the Chronicle's Science reporter found that:

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the games in which the Texans have closed their roof, studied the hourly weather conditions at the time, and found that the team closed the roof about half of the time even when temperatures were between 50 and 80 degrees, and it did not rain.
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