(7:45PM Monday - 7/25/22) A large ridge that has been in place much of this summer across the Inter-Mountain West, Plains and Southeast, flexed back into the region once again, bringing another push of hot and humid conditions to portions of the region and state. These conditions affected different portions of the state over a several day period, from Tuesday July 19th through Sunday July 24th.
•This heat wave impacted different portions of Illinois over a several day period, from Tuesday July 19th through Sunday July 24th.
•Daily high temperatures were well into the 90's for affected areas across the state, with a few locations topping 100 at times.
•Oppressive and noteworthy heat index values occurred across affected area for several days, with peak values of 105-120 at times.