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    4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    It just hit century mark again, at least here in southern IA. I think Des Moines is there as well. This is the first time this has happened since mid August 1988 when DSM reported four 104 degree days in a row. This summer is becoming eerily similar to that drought year, which is bad news for all.



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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    Start filling out paperwork for crop insurance!


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    Re:4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    '88 was my first year of college. I remember that there were water conservation practices being enforced, but that's about it.



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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    Low '80s in Northwest Iowa. Nice breeze out the Northwest. Humidity is reasonable. All-in-all a very nice day.



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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    But all things considered its just hot included with the drought its not god awful yet...



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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    Heat wave can't end soon enough for those without A/C :: dmJuice.com

    Until this year, only 3 100 degree days total in des moines since 2003...that doesn't seem right. Thats crazy.



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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    Quote Originally Posted by isuchicago View Post
    Heat wave can't end soon enough for those without A/C :: dmJuice.com

    Until this year, only 3 100 degree days total in des moines since 2003...that doesn't seem right. Thats crazy.
    Remember that is official readings... my thermometer said 104 but the official at the airport here in Ohio only said it was 99...


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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    Currently, only 93 in Des Moines. It sure does feel hotter then that however.



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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    picked a good time to move from CF, sick of all the extreme cold up there and i come to the 100 degree summer in DSM...


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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    99 in Des Moines as of 2 PM



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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    I understand your pain those 100+ days are awful.
    We had a terrible summer in College Station last year, 26 days above 100 deg in a row and 69 days over 100 for the year.

    Hope it gets better for you guys soon.



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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Remember that is official readings... my thermometer said 104 but the official at the airport here in Ohio only said it was 99...
    Honestly I'll believe the airports though. Many peoples pws's and thermometers aren't well shielded from solar radiation or too close are to close to the house.



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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    I work for a local commercial refrigeration/HVAC company. The service dept. is running their collective a****S off. Lots and lots of overtime.

    We've been due for a hot summer. We really haven't had one in a long while.


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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    105 in S Iowa now according to TWC.


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    Re: 4th 100 degree day in a row, 5th overall

    Temp is dropping pretty rapidly now. It was 99 in Norwalk at 3:30, it is now 87. Still pretty humid out so feels hot but at least relief is coming.


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