…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…
The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.
* TIMING…Heat index values will be highest during the mid to
late afternoon hours today.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES…Up to 105 due to temperatures in the mid to
upper 90s and dewpoints in the low to mid 70s.
* IMPACTS…The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will continue through this afternoon, leading 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