(9:00PM Friday - 7/8/22) During this period, a large ridge anchored in across the Central US. As this ridge was in place, along with it came a period of hot and humid conditions, from Monday, July 4th through Friday, July 8th. These conditions took up residence across the state and region for a several day period, bringing hot temperatures well into the 90's to around 100 at times on a daily basis for portions of the state, and high heat index values of 100-115 on a daily basis for portions of the state.
•This heat wave occurred across the state, from Monday July 4th through Friday July 8th.
•Daily high temperatures were well into the 90's for affected areas across the state, with a few locations hitting 100 at times.
•Daily peak heat index values were regularly 100-115 for affected areas across the state.