Publication Date October 18, 2016

October heat wave could shatter 50 records or more

United States
October 18, 2016 weather forecast. Image: The Weather Channel

The unseasonably warm weather shattered temperature records in 44 cities Monday, NBC News' Bill Karins reported, with Dodge City, Kansas hitting 100 degrees.


"[Tuesday and Wednesday] should be the highest numbers," said Weather Channel meteorologist Kevin Roth. "I would expect some 50 records or more set each day" ... He added: "These are temperatures that would be more likely to be seen in late August or early September, rather than the middle of October."