Sizzling days in Wichita may spell hot Kansas summer

For the third straight day, temperatures in Wichita hovered at 100 degrees Sunday.

The temp didn't top a record: The record high for June 5 was 109 degrees in 1933.

But the unseasonably hot weather is expected to continue through Thursday — and this may be a harbinger for summer.

"We are only five days into June and this would rank one of the warmest, if not the warmest, since 1889," said Andy Kleinsasser, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wichita.

No rain is in sight.

"From what memory serves me, we get hot summers when we have dry springs and once summer hits, the rain shuts off and it gets hotter and hotter," said Kleinsasser.

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