..EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 10 PM
The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued an
Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM Friday to
10 PM CDT Saturday. The Heat Advisory is no longer in effect.
* TIMING…Heat index values of 105-110 and higher are likely
during the afternoon and early evening hours through Saturday.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES…Up to 114 due to temperatures in the upper
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.
* IMPACTS…The likely combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will 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.