summer heat http://kcur.org en Kansas City Heat Forecast To Moderate This Week http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-heat-forecast-moderate-week <p></p><p>There is relief forecast for metro residents who sweltered through the last work week.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Normal temperatures this time of year in Kansas City range from 89 to 91 degrees.&nbsp;</p><p>The trend departs from the season of 2012.</p><p>Records show there were 11 days of 100 degrees or higher up to July 22 of&nbsp; last year. The highest at downtown airport was 107. Kansas City International was 106 degrees.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Dan Verbeck 40520 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Heat Forecast To Moderate This Week Avoiding A Summer Of Sizzling Sunburns http://kcur.org/post/avoiding-summer-sizzling-sunburns <p>If you just <strong>grab the highest SPF sunscreen</strong> when you head out to the lake, you <strong>might not be making the best choice.&nbsp;</strong></p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 37116 at http://kcur.org Avoiding A Summer Of Sizzling Sunburns Grass That Lasts http://kcur.org/post/grass-lasts <p>If you're one of those folks who doesn't mind watering the lawn occasionally, but didn't quite feel like jacking up your water bill during this hot summer, you <strong>allowed your grass to go dormant</strong>. And <strong>then it went brown</strong>.</p><p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 22:08:25 +0000 Stephen Steigman 25065 at http://kcur.org Grass That Lasts