P.J. Griekspoor Archives Email Author Follow @P.J. Griekspoor Just When We Were Beginning To Green, Back to 100 Degrees Kansas Viewpoint After a couple of rains and a brief respite into high 80s and low 90s, Kansas is back in the oven Published on: August 15, 2011 Tweet Post to Your Wall. Email Blog RSS Permalink Print The rain came with the price -- high winds and hail and power outages. But it was so worth it to see temperatures drop out of the persistent triple-digit range that marked most of July and early August. Now the party is over. Just as a little tinge of green here and there began to appear, we are back to the triple-digit forecasts, with highs flirting with the low 100s for the next several days. One thing I know for sure. Most of Kansas will be happy to say goodbye to the summer of 2011.