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Jefferson MO-Madison IL-Monroe IL-Saint Charles MO-Saint Clair IL-
Saint Louis City MO-Saint Louis MO-
Including the cities of Alton, Belleville, Cahokia, Edwardsville,
Saint Charles, and Saint Louis
345 PM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
* TIMING...Through early evening.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 107 due to temperatures in the mid
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.
* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will likely lead to an increased risk of heat-
related stress and illness. The very young, the elderly, those
without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous
outdoor activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car
interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high
humidity will occur. This combination will create a situation in
which heat-related illnesses are possible, especially for those
living in un-air conditioned homes or apartments. People in the
Advisory area are advised to avoid poorly ventilated areas and
prolonged work in the sun. Also, keep plenty of liquids on hand
and try to stay in an air conditioned environment.
People in the Saint Louis Metropolitan Area can get information
about cooling centers or energy assistance related to the
excessive heat by calling the United Way of Greater Saint Louis
at 800-427-4626, or if calling from a land line phone dial 2-1-1.
You can also call Cool Down Saint Louis at 314-241-7668.
Where's baby? Look before you lock! Young children and pets
should never be left unattended in vehicles under any
circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather
when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of