(7:00PM Fri, Sept 23rd 2022) As a ridge briefly flexed into the Central US, a brief push of hot and somewhat humid conditions occurred across portions of the region and state during a few day period, from Mon Sept 19th through Wed Sept 21st.
•This heat wave impacted different portions of Illinois over a few day period, from Mon Sept 19th through Wed Sept 21st. Southern Illinois was the main area of focus however.
•Several high temperature records were tied or broken across portions of the state during this period.
•Daily high temperatures were well into the 90's for affected areas across the state, with some areas of Southern Illinois topping out near 100 daily.
•Somewhat elevated heat index values occurred across affected areas on a daily basis, with peak values of 95-105.
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