On Thursday, July 18, the National Weather Service in Omaha, Nebraska attempted to bake biscuits inside of a car to show how the heat can affect people and animals. The organization documented the act on social media.

“If you are wondering if it's going to be hot today, we are attempting to bake biscuits using only the sun and a car in our parking lot. We will keep you posted with the progress. Stay cool!” Omaha NWS tweeted the morning of July 18.

The biscuits started to rise less than an hour in, as the pan reached a temperature of 175 degrees and the tops of the biscuits reached 153 degrees.

“This is a good time to remind everyone that your car does in fact get deadly hot. Look before you lock! On average 38 children die in hot cars each year. Don't be a statistic!” Omaha NWS reminded its followers.

As the day wore on, the biscuits gained a slight golden tinge. Finally, after nearly eight hours in the sun, the biscuits (although still doughy in the middle) were edible. The max temperature for the pan was 185 degrees.

The weather service used the activity as a reminder to everyone that a vehicle can heat up quickly in the summer and that all should be careful in the extreme heat of the season.