How Long Will Midwest Heat Hang Around?

October 18, 2016 01:14 PM

Need further proof that the Midwest has been experiencing higher-than-normal temperatures throughout October? It was 100 ˚F in Dodge City, Kan., yesterday. 100 ˚F!

In fact, according to the National Weather Service’s Dodge City station, it was the first time a 100 ˚F temperature had been recorded there in October since 1874.

Dodge City isn’t alone, either. According to, the latest wave of hot October weather could break as many as 50 records around the U.S.

Summertime temperatures won’t hang on forever, though. Watch the accompanying video for AgDay meteorologist Mike Hoffman’s assessment of what weather we’ll have in store moving forward.

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Traer, IA
10/18/2016 06:52 PM

  Must have been a lot of suvs and green house gas in 1874 as well.

Geddes, SD
10/18/2016 10:47 PM

  Exactly my thoughts as well. Oh by the way we had 1/4 in of snow two weeks ago.

Travis Masur
Geddes, SD
10/18/2016 10:45 PM

  Exactly my thoughts as well.


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