The Indianapolis area is experiencing the hottest 8 day Heat Wave since July 1941. The average temperature for the period from the 17th through the 24th will be near 86.5 degrees. The high temperature for this period will average near 96 degrees...the highest since July 1988. The low temperature will average a stifling 77.5 degrees...reminiscent of the Dust Bowl summer of 1936.
102 degrees on August 16, 1988
103 degrees on July 15, 1988