Kansas’s Hill City Hottest in the Nation


(Hill City, KS) (westernkansasnews.com) The heat wave engulfing the state has been especially brutal in Hill City, a small northwest Kansas community where the hottest temperatures in the nation have been recorded for the past five days, according to the National Weather Service. On Thursday, locals were excited to get a little break since temperatures were expected to top out at only 108 degrees, but Thursday’s official high was 111, keeping Hill City’s recent streak as Kansas’ hottest community intact. Forecasters see no relief anytime soon. Statewide, forecasts call for temperatures mostly above 100 until at least next Wednesday.