Third Week of August Breaks Cool Temperature Streak
For the first time since late June, above normal temperatures were widespread across the Midwest during the third week of August. It was especially hot in southern Missouri, where the last two days of the week brought temperatures over 100°F. In addition, precipitation was also above normal for a majority of the Midwest, with the exception of Missouri where it was significantly below normal. Read more in the August 24th Midwest Climate Watch.