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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:40 AM CDT on August 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 25, 2014


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT
Monday...

* timing... dangerous heat wave to continue through the weekend.

* Heat index values... 105 to 110 degrees during each afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will 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
will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. Beat
the heat... check the backseat! Never leave children or pets
unattended in a vehicle... not even for a minute.

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.





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