Excessive Heat Warning in Eastern Missouri

This alert expired on July 24, 2016 at 11:00:00 PM CDT
National Weather Service
Alert area: Jefferson; St. Charles; St. Louis; St. Louis City

Posted July 24, 2016 at 10:02:00 PM CDT

Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect until 11 PM CDT This Evening.

  • Timing: heat index values will remain above 105 degrees into the late evening.
  • Heat Index values: up to 105 Due To Temperatures in the Lower 90s, and Dewpoints near 80 degrees.
  • 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.

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An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures and high humidity will occur. In addition, nighttime conditions will remain warm and muggy providing little chance for relief. This combination will create a dangerous situation in which Heat-related illnesses are likely, especially for those living in Un-air conditioned homes or apartments.

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.

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