I've seen many posts being passed around on social media showing many are trying to beat the Missouri heat by putting tents over their air conditioners thinking it will save them money and help their cooling. There is science to prove this is a very bad idea.
It will feel like we're in one big oven. A meteorologist says that a massive 'heat dome' will position itself over Missouri bringing the Show Me State the hottest temperatures of the year starting late this weekend and carrying over through most of next week.
Some lessons have to be learned the hard way. Growing up in Missouri, you learn that the summer heat can be merciless for anything and everything. There are some things you really want to avoid leaving in your vehicle though more than others.
I have never hoped a weather forecast was wrong more in my life than the one just shared by The Farmer's Almanac. They've updated their summer outlook and if it's accurate, Missouri is in for a hot and dry one.
If you haven't already checked in on your air conditioner to make sure it's in good shape, might want to do that now. The forecast for the next couple weeks show that temperatures in Missouri are about to soar into the 90's and don't appear to be cooling down anytime soon.
There's a brand new forecast that claims summer will be the coolest in 6 years. That's great, but before you get excited, know that this doesn't seem to apply to Missouri or Illinois and some other weather experts also don't agree.