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Summer warmth continues during Dog Days

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 27th, 2016
KIMBALL, Summer warmth continued to characterize the weather at Kimball and across the tri-state region last week. The heat was accompanied by slightly increased daytime humidity and significantly increased overnight humidity.
This is a typical weather pattern for this part of the country during the Dog Days of summer.
Although dogs do tend to laze about panting in the shade

Temperatures crank up across nation

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 27th, 2016

TORRINGTON, Wyo., With temperatures hitting 100 degrees Tuesday, July 19, and 101 Wednesday, July 20, the area is warming up just in time for the fair.
A high heat warning issued by the National Weather Service for the midwest earlier in the week extended to the Nebraska/Wyoming state line Wednesday. The forecasted extreme temperatures even caught the president's eye,

Grass fire: Goshen County’s largest ever

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 20th, 2016
TORRINGTON, Wyo., At 11 miles long, five miles wide and with nearly 100 fire trucks called into action to battle its 1,000-degree flames fed by 40-mph winds, the Prairie Center, Wyo. fire has earned the distinction of being Goshen County, Wyo.'s largest fire on record, according to Goshen County Emergency Management Director Shelly Kirchhefer.
"We're estimating the fire covered about

Heat and dryness

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 20th, 2016
By Shaun Evertson

KIMBALL, Weather conditions were near perfect for wheat harvest over the last seven days and combining was in full gear throughout the county and across much of the surrounding area.
Heavy thunderstorm activity including hail seemed to flow north and south of Kimball, and most producers took full advantage of nature's kindness to get the crop

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