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Another heat wave is set to take shape in the third week of August, with 100-degree Fahrenheit temperatures making their way to the Pacific Northwest, Montana and parts of Western Nebraska. The heat-bringing culprit is an upper-level ridge that will spread through the middle of the U.S. the rest of the week and weekend.

Highs nearing or exceeding 100 degrees will serve as a stark contrast to the mild and pleasant temperatures over much of the Corn Belt since July’s heat wave. Contrary to last month’s heat wave, this one is expected to last longer in certain areas.

Read more on the upcoming hot weather here.


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