(7:00PM Mon, July 31st 2023) A brief recap of the heat wave that impacted the state, from Tuesday, July 25th trough Saturday, July 29th. A ridge built into the Central US during this period, with a push of hot and humid conditions accompanying it across the state during a multi-day period. The most oppressive and highest coverage conditions occurred Wednesday through Friday (July 26-28th), when temperatures across the entire state ranged from the low 90’s to low 100’s, with peak heat index values of 100-125.
•This heat wave impacted the state over a multi-day period, from Tuesday, July 25th through Saturday, July 29th.
•The most oppressive and highest coverage conditions occurred Wednesday through Friday, July 26-29th. During this time across the state, high temperatures in the low 90’s to low 100’s were common, with peak heat index vales of 100-125.
•The conditions that occurred with this heat wave were some of the most widespread and oppressive conditions seen across the state in years.