Will record temperatures be threatened as July closes?

During our current wave of persistent temperatures in the 90s and especially the 100s...one might pause to wonder how close to record highs will the mercury rise this weekend.  Here are just a few statistics from the record books that are worth consideration as July comes to a close.

                             RECORD HIGHS
SITE              JULY 28   JULY 29   JULY 30   JULY 31

ACADEMY 2NE SD   110-1935  111-1933  108-1955  108-1955
                     1933

BROOKINGS 2NE SD  99-1955  105-1933  101-1933  103-1955

CHAMBERLAIN SD   105-1975  102-1975  104-1987  106-1966
                                                   1964

HURON SD         109-1975  110-1933  103-1933  106-1988
                                         1939
                                         1955

IDA GROVE 5NW IA  99-1955  102-1947  103-1955  105-1955

MARSHALL MN      102-1955  106-1947  102-1955  109-1988

MITCHELL SD      109-1953  108-1935  106-1955  107-1955

PIPESTONE MN     107-1930  101-1941  104-1935  100-1955

SPENCER 1N IA     98-1987  104-1947  102-1931  104-1931
                     1936
                     1935
                     1931

SIOUX CITY IA    104-1935  107-1947  104-1955  107-1955

SIOUX FALLS SD   102-1917  108-1947  101-1955  107-1988
                     1975                1987

YANKTON SD       103-1935  111-1947  105-1970  106-1955

As warm as it will be over the weekend...most of the records will likely remain intact...regardless of how toasty it may feel.  Check our latest forecast graphics, or grid point forecast for the expected temperatures in your area.



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