Climate Brief: Record-breaking heat blisters the high plains with triple-digit temperatures.

Yet, another heat dome has settled over the United States and Canada, this time in the region that grows our cereals.

Temperature records were smashed in North Dakota. The state has experienced the highest temperature recorded this far north for late summer and early Fall. It was the result of a robust meandering jet stream. These temperatures were over 30 degrees warmer than usual.

Have a glance at the map below, the areas in rust and brown are horrifying. 

  • September 30, 2021