(4:30PM Thursday - 6/23/22) During this period a ridge built in and moved eastward through the Central and Eastern US. As this ridge moved through, along with it came a push of hot and humid conditions from Sunday, June 12th through Friday, June 17th. These conditions expanded and took up residence across the state and region for a several day period, bringing hot temperatures well into the 90's and high heat index values well into the 100's.
•This heat wave occurred across the state, from Sunday June 12th through Friday June 17th.
•Daily high temperatures were well into the 90's across the state, with a few locations hitting 100 at times.
•Daily peak heat index values were well into the 100's most days.
•Numerous daily record high and high minimum temperatures were set across the state during this heat wave.