1980 seems unbelievable after going through what we've experienced this summer. That year had 69 days over 100 degrees and we've "only" had 43? Wow.
But the 1980 streak of 42 straight days over 100 ended on August 4th while it looks like we're just kicking it into high gear. We tie that streak on Friday and smash it on Saturday. That looks like a sure bet. That sounds like an excuse for a party.
Since I'm the most trusted name in news, lawyering, sports prognostication, and weather, I'll predict August 23rd as the day our streak ends. (Caveat: There's a cumulus cloud I'm watching which might cause be some issues with that.) You know, I'm surprised the local news channels haven't started a "countdown clock". Speaking of, Fiona now brings you the seven day forecast:
at 7:58 AM