The N. Plains are Cookin’ – Will the Heat get Here?

The map above is high temps. from July 4.  The high in G.R. was exactly the average high of 83.  There were some large diurnal (daily) temperature rises yesterday.  Cadillac rose from a low of 47 to a high of 80.  Raco had a low of 40 and a high of 80.  Spincich Lake in the U.P. had a low of 39 and then a high of 80.  Bismarck ND tied a record high for July with a sizzling 102.  The warmest spot in the country was 117 at Needles CA.  Some wet places on the Fourth:  2.69″ at Huntsville…