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St Louis County MO Office of Emergency Management
Monday July 15th, 2019 :: 04:25 p.m. CDT

Alert

Excessive Heat Watch until 07:00PM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued an Excessive Heat Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through early Saturday evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...As high as 105 to 110 during the late afternoon due to high temperatures in the middle to upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower to middle 70s.

* TIMING...Beginning Wednesday afternoon and continuing through early Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are not taken. 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.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MONITEAU ... COLE ... BROWN ... SHELBY ... AUDRAIN ... MONROE ... BOND ... ST. CHARLES ... MONTGOMERY ... MONROE ... CALHOUN ... GREENE ... ST. LOUIS CITY ... KNOX ... LINCOLN ... WASHINGTON ... PIKE ... PIKE ... WARREN ... GASCONADE ... ADAMS ... ST. CLAIR ... CALLAWAY ... MARION ... MADISON ... OSAGE ... FRANKLIN ... MONTGOMERY ... BOONE ... JEFFERSON ... MACOUPIN ... CLINTON ... ST. LOUIS ... JERSEY ... MARION ... FAYETTE ... LEWIS ... RALLS

Instructions:

An Excessive Heat Watch is advanced notice that there is the potential for a prolonged period of hot temperatures and high humidity. This will create a dangerous situation in which heat- related illnesses are possible. Begin making preparations now, by making sure your air conditioning is in good working order or know where to go to stay cool.

Address/Location
St Louis County MO Office of Emergency Management
1150 Hanna Rd
Ballwin, MO 63021

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Excessive Heat Watch

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