The NWS has extended EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING to Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 8 PM

06/15/18, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Announcement

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018 8 PM CDT

The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which has been in effect from noon Friday, June 15, 2018 to 8 PM CDT Tuesday, June 19, 2018. 

* TIMING...A dangerous combination of heat and humidity will overspread the region beginning this afternoon and continue at
least through early Monday evening. Little relief from the heat and humidity is expected during the night.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to around 107 due to temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will likely 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 s usceptible. Also, car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. 

More Information:

  • Find a cooling site near you 
  • Call the United Way of Greater Saint Louis at 800-427-4626 or by dialling 2-1-1for Information about cooling centers or energy assistance related to the excessive heat
  • Cool Down Saint Louis at 314-241-7668

Event published: Jun 15, 2018 9:46 AM
Last updated: Jun 19, 2018 5:29 PM

Contact Name:
United Way of Greater Saint Louis

Phone:
(800) 427-4626

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