Heat Wave in Central Midwest Kicks Off Last Week of August
The last week of August kicked off with heat advisories and warnings in the central and southwest portions of the Midwest. Temperatures topped off near 105°F in Missouri, with heat index values over 110°F in these areas. Overall, temperatures were above average for a majority of the Midwest while there was a mix of above and below normal precipitation. Read more in the August 31st Midwest Climate Watch.