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Heat Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Mon 07/04/2022 03:39 PM EDT

End Time

Thu 07/07/2022 12:00 AM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Locations Affected

Columbia, MO ∙ Du Bois, IL ∙ Rhineland, MO ∙ Bluff City, IL ∙ Olney, MO ∙ Whiteside, MO ∙ Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge, MO ∙ Elvins, MO ∙ Payson, IL ∙ Time, IL

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service St Louis MO 239 PM CDT Mon Jul 4 2022 ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>099-MOZ018-019-026-027- 034>036-041-042-047>052-059-060-062-072>075-084-085-099-051045- /O.CON.KLSX.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-220707T0400Z/ Greene IL-Macoupin IL-Montgomery IL-Bond IL-Fayette IL-Clinton IL- Marion IL-Washington IL-Randolph IL-Adams IL-Brown IL-Pike IL- Calhoun IL-Jersey IL-Knox MO-Lewis MO-Shelby MO-Marion MO-Monroe MO-Ralls MO-Pike MO-Boone MO-Audrain MO-Moniteau MO-Cole MO-Osage MO-Callaway MO-Montgomery MO-Lincoln MO-Gasconade MO-Warren MO- Franklin MO-Crawford MO-Washington MO-Saint Francois MO-Sainte Genevieve MO-Iron MO-Madison MO-Reynolds MO- Including the cities of Mount Sterling, Columbia, Quincy, Pittsfield, Sparta, Litchfield, Washington, Mexico, Bowling Green, Centralia, Jefferson City, Salem, Chester, Union, Farmington, Sullivan, Hannibal, Vandalia, and Fulton 239 PM CDT Mon Jul 4 2022 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Heat index values up to 109. * WHERE...Portions of south central, southwest, and west central Illinois. Portions of central, east central, northeast, and southeast Missouri. * WHEN...Until 11 PM CDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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. 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. &&