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Heat Streak Broken Only Temporarily

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For the past month, we’ve been talking about how several locations in our region have seen high temperatures soaring above average. In many locations, high temperatures have either tied with the average or exceeded that number. Saturday, however, broke the streak for most of those locations! We’re finally down to one location that is continuing the streak—Huron.

With extra clouds hanging around these locations throughout most of the day on Saturday, most of us actually stayed below average. Unfortunately, the heat does continue; but it is a sliver of hope that we may see more days around average than above.

Here’s a quick look at the number of consecutive days we have exceeded normal, with an asterisk representing locations that the streak has been broken. Saturday’s high temperature in Huron was still average, but it didn’t stay below average; so the streak continues.

Unfortunately, the dry conditions continue as well, with only the slightest chances of rainfall in the forecast at this point. As we’ve said before, these isolated showers and thunderstorms that we have been seeing lately are not enough to end the drought; and we may be at a point of no return. With much of the region now experiencing extreme drought conditions, it is going to take a lot of rainfall over an extended period of time to get us out of the deficit.

Be sure to stay tuned to KDLT and KDLT.com for detailed forecasts concerning the extreme drought and heat.

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