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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:52 PM CDT on July 28, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on July 28, 2015


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 9 PM CDT this
evening...

* timing... dangerous heat index values will continue during the
early evening hours tonight.

* Heat index values... up to 118 due to temperatures in the lower
90s... and dewpoints in the upper 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 susceptible.
Also... car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter
of minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to the early morning
or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

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.

People in the St. Louis metropolitan area can get information
about cooling centers or energy assistance related to the
excessive heat by calling the United way of greater St. Louis at
800-427-4626... or if calling from a land line phone dial 2-1-1.
You can also call cool down St. Louis at 314-241-7668.





Local Storm Report



07/27/2015 0430 PM

Columbia, Monroe County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Minor street flooding due to heavy rains in the past
            hour citywide.




07/27/2015 0430 PM

Columbia, Monroe County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Minor street flooding due to heavy rains in the past
            hour citywide.




07/27/2015 0430 PM

Columbia, Monroe County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Minor street flooding due to heavy rains in the past
            hour citywide.




07/27/2015 0430 PM

Columbia, Monroe County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Minor street flooding due to heavy rains in the past
            hour citywide.





07/27/2015 0430 PM

Columbia, Monroe County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Minor street flooding due to heavy rains in the past
            hour citywide.



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