Photo of stacks of used tires.

Engineering’s Xiong (Bill) Yu says temperature drop can lead to decrease in tire pressure

Brrr, it’s cold! And who let the air out of my tires?
cleveland.comXiong (Bill) Yu, the Opal J. and Richard A. Vanderhoof Professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, said a drop of 10 degrees Fahrenheit can lead to a decrease in tire pressure of one pound per square inch.