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Triple digit temperatures will be rapidly ripening wheat. How hot has it been in your area?

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  • Melinda
    Posted at 12:27h, 27 June

    Triple digits for about a week now. We haven’t had rain in so long we can’t remember, most fall crops are ruined. Luckily a cool front came through and we are only 95 today!

    • Jim Faughnan
      Posted at 20:25h, 27 June

      85 to 90 degrees in the Elbert,Co. area with very little moisture. Crops and pastures are suffering but not as bad as some areas.

  • Paul Hore
    Posted at 14:08h, 27 June

    Boy its hot out again, 109, 110, 115, its going mad, its so hot this year that the flys from the feed lots in Dumas are not craving us this season.

  • Ron
    Posted at 14:13h, 27 June

    Was real hot yesterday (108) , with little moisture this year the dryland crops are really suffering.

  • Russell Tassett
    Posted at 15:04h, 27 June

    Here in NE Ks. We’ve been blessed with average temperatures and average rainfall w/no hail and damage to any crops…wheat harvest is progressing along smoothly….thanks big guy

  • Greg Hallstrom
    Posted at 19:38h, 27 June

    70’s in northwestern Minnesota. Lots of rain, cool temperatures, and of course our long day length are making for a very lush wheat crop. Can no longer see the rows as the wheat enters the flag leaf stage. Could be a bumper crop in the making even with the late seeding.

  • Michael Hinton
    Posted at 20:19h, 27 June

    WEST PLAINS, MO: Highs have been hovering in the lower to mid 90’s.

  • Roger Everhart
    Posted at 22:08h, 27 June

    We have been some what cool up to now but it is starting to reach into the triple digits here in central KS.

  • Josh
    Posted at 22:41h, 27 June

    Hot and windy in south central KS. Dryland corn is turning brown.

  • Kris Heinze
    Posted at 22:46h, 27 June

    I thought it was pretty miserable hot yesterday driving wheat trucks with no AC! Come to find out it was 106! Probably with a heat index even higher too!

  • Sarah Hacke
    Posted at 23:47h, 27 June

    The hottest we’ve seen hear in NWPa is in the mid 80s.

  • Clay Rasmussen
    Posted at 07:46h, 28 June

    Still not feeling like summer in Iowa. Mid 80’s, but the crops are growing well.

  • Bryan M
    Posted at 07:55h, 28 June

    It was nice yesterday with a high in the 80’s, but sunday was hot at a high of 101. We are in Ness county KS. we could use the heat to ripen the still green wheat left here to cut!

  • Jerry Warner
    Posted at 08:46h, 28 June

    I just returned from wheat harvest at my brother’s in McPherson, KS. Temperatures were the coolest I remember in years. We were only over 100 for one day. It was a much more comfortable harvest than we’re used to.
    We did have 2.5 in hail one evening but it was light and only did about 5% damage to the wheat. They’re so dry we were only out of the field one day.
    I paid for my college by working a wheat cutting crew based out of Lorraine, KS going from Texas to Canada so I’ve lived the life of the cutters we follow here and loved it. I wouldn’t have minded doing that for a living but I guess it wasn’t in the cards.

  • Darl Deeds
    Posted at 08:58h, 28 June

    We have had temperatures in the 70’s and 80’s in the last week. Quite a difference of temperature. Wheat is ripening fast and we may try yet this week. No rain for a while here, unlike the ponds this spring.

  • Kathy Engle
    Posted at 10:04h, 28 June

    like I said before we are not wheat harvesters corn and beans and hay- we are finally able to make some hay today with only about 1/2 inch rain on it. The temps here have been upper 70’s and low 80’s by the weekend we are to be HOT.

  • Dale Case
    Posted at 10:16h, 28 June

    yesterday 85 degrees first since last year in NE Oregon

  • Mike McKeown
    Posted at 12:13h, 28 June

    The temperatures have changed rapidly. Starting at 94 the two days later being 80. It’s been crazy.

  • Michael Kleinsasser
    Posted at 12:32h, 28 June

    Well Hopefully these people in texas and oklahome will have a better crop and cooler tempe next year .

  • Tara Heil
    Posted at 12:41h, 28 June

    No triple-digit temperatures here. Things in south-central Nebraska (Kearney area) have been cooler than normal and it’s been very humid — we’ve had a lot of rain with some severe storms.

    We’ve only seen temps of 90+ a couple times this year. If the weatherman is right, the heat is on the way, with a forecast high in the lower 90s tomorrow and upper 90s Thursday — a good thing, because the latest NASS crop report said only 50 percent of the state’s wheat crop is turning, which is 8 days behind the 75 percent average for this time of year.

    Triple digits is a little extreme, but we could use some heat to move things along. Some farmers just to the south of here are usually starting wheat harvest now and wrapping it up around July 4. That’s looking unlikely this year.

  • Karen
    Posted at 18:34h, 28 June

    80s the last few days here in North Central Kansas. To be possible triple digits the next 2 days according to the national weather service with high humidity.

  • Michael Hinton
    Posted at 21:02h, 28 June

    WEST PLAINS, MO: Mid to upper 90’s with a heat index well into the triple digits.

  • Kenny Emming
    Posted at 23:26h, 28 June

    Here in the thumb of Michigan, our warmest day has been @95 maybe once, mostly in the 75-85 degree range. Our crops are slightly behind, mainly corn and sugar beets, dry beans are looking really good and wheat harvest will start around July 15th-20th. I’m surprised about the yeilds out west, around our area they average 80-100. It’s on my bucket list to help with the harvest marathon someday.

  • C.E.Flory
    Posted at 10:33h, 29 June

    Lawrence, Ks. the last few days have been great. Heat coming in tomorrow for the weekend, have been getting some rain got hail over the last weekend but not any real damage to the crops. Still working on wheat and planting after harvest beans.

  • Carmen
    Posted at 10:39h, 29 June

    Hot in Talmage, KS. Yesterday was beautiful with high in upper 80s, but today is hot & humid with highs near 100 and climbing up the next several days.

  • katlynn weathers
    Posted at 11:47h, 29 June

    Around the Edmond, OK area it has been around the uppe 90’s to 105 past few weeks! Hay harvest will soon be started at our house.

  • Anita
    Posted at 11:49h, 29 June

    Last week high of 115, this week “COOLER” with just 108-110….I take 100 right now as a coldfront…no rain in 2 weeks forecast just 108-110.
    Had less then 2″ in 7 months. Last week hail to destroy our corn crop and a tornado…what a insult.
    What’s next on our list a flood to break this heat??

  • All Aboard
    Posted at 13:03h, 29 June

    This week’s prize pack winner has been notified! Thanks to everyone for participating, and watch for the next giveaway.

  • Tina Shepperd
    Posted at 13:14h, 29 June

    It has been SO hot out here in NW Oklahoma. We’ve had highs of 110, & 112 last week, we actually felt like we got a COLD FRONT when it was only 93 earlier this week. we managed to get just over 1/2 inch of rain last night, but its way short of what we need.

  • Jeni Weilert
    Posted at 13:16h, 29 June

    Triple digits here in Western Kansas today and forecasted for the rest of the week. We were blessed with favorable harvest weather to get the wheat crop off of the fields for ourselves and our customers. Praying for rain in the near future to save the fall crops that are needing a drink!

  • Jo
    Posted at 14:15h, 29 June

    triple digits in central Ks. windy and no rain in sight

  • Michael Kleinsasser
    Posted at 18:42h, 04 July

    Very hot here today 85 degree and very very humid

  • Michael Kleinsasser
    Posted at 18:43h, 04 July

    very hot here today 95 degree and very very humid