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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:41 PM CDT on July 22, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2017


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Sunday...

* timing... through Sunday evening.

* Heat index values... up to 115 due to temperatures in the lower
100s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Impacts... the 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 warning area are advised to avoid
poorly ventilated areas and prolonged work in the sun. Use air
conditioning in your house or apartment if it is working
correctly. If you do not have air conditioning, keep your house
or apartment well ventilated with fans, and try to spend some
time in an air conditioned environment to give your body a break
from the heat.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.

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
minutes.

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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Alaska - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch , Special Statement
Arizona - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Arkansas - Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
California - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Florida - Record Report
Georgia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Special Statement
Maryland - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Dense Smoke Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Nebraska - Special Statement
Nevada - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
New York -
North Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory
South Dakota - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Areal Flood Advisory
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Warning
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement

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