Heat Advisory until Monday 8/8 8pm

08/06/22, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Notice: St. Louis City officials recommend that residents follow CDC guidance for COVID-19 safety. Current CDC guidance states that people should avoid large events and gatherings when possible, and use masks and social distancing when gathering with those outside your household. Please use a virtual meeting option if you can. See the CDC website for guidance on large and small gatherings.

Announcement

The National Weather Service has EXTENDED the HEAT ADVISORY for the City from 8:00 PM this evening to 7:00 PM Monday 8/8/22. Heat safety: stlouis-mo.gov/heat

WHAT...Heat index values up to 110 expected.

WHEN...From 11 AM to 8 PM CDT Saturday.

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 911.

Event published: Aug 5, 2022 10:06 AM
Last updated: Aug 8, 2022 8:37 AM

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