Heat in the Midwest

I am watching the different weather models to see how long the heat lasts, and how far east the hot dry conditions move. The heat dome is moving west to east. Some of the models show the heat staying west of Minneapolis to Grand Island, Nebraska; others show the ridge moving east to as far Minneapolis down to Omaha. The front could stay for another 7-10 days (until July 28-30); the hot dry ridge could move as far east as Des Moines in some of the updates. The further east the dome moves, the more crop damage develops. 

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