Powder River Examiner -

August weather was seasonably mild


September 6, 2019

One of the many grasshoppers infesting the area poses for a picture, between meals spent munching on fall forage meant for cattle.

The August 2019 weather in Powder River County could best be described as "mild". In Broadus, the thermometer didn't break the triple digit mark during the month, in fact we have yet to see a 100-degree day in 2019. The latest in the year a triple digit temperature was recorded in Broadus was on September 14th. This 100 degree high record occurred in 1948.

Grasshoppers are out in force, with all sizes of the pesky insects darting out from underfoot. Due to the heavy rains earlier in the year prompting great grass growth, the grasshopper damage to grass and crops in August has caused minimal...

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