It might be hotter than parents think inside a bounce house.

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Three children — ages 5, 6 and 10 — were inside the bounce house in South Glen Falls, New York, when a gust of wind swept the structure into the air, .

With an average temperature of 92 degrees Fahrenheit inside the bounce house, interior heat levels were almost 4 degrees greater than the outside temperature in shade. Peak temperatures that climbed above 100 degrees in the structure were almost 7 degrees higher than outside, the researchers said.

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    And February 2011, two girls — ages 7 and 10 — were playing inside a bounce house in Tuscon, Arizona. Later that in Tuscon, a dust devil blew away a bounce house — the third time such an event happened in Arizona in 2011. Luckily, in that case, kids playing inside got out just in time, and no one was hurt.

    Grundstein and his colleagues conducted their investigation one afternoon in July 2015 using a bounce house set up on the university campus in Athens. Over a five-hour period, the scientists recorded air temperatures inside the bounce house that were consistently higher than temperatures outside the structure.