Edwardsville, IL (62026)

3:40 PM CDT on July 28, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Location: Edwardsville, IL
Elevation: 545 ft
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Active Advisory: Excessive Heat Warning

Elev 545 ft 38.81 °N, 89.94 °W | Updated 36 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
91.4 °F
Feels Like 120 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 0.0 mph

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5:57 AM 8:14 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 91% visible
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4100 ft
Heat Index 120 °F
Dew Point 85 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 8 out of 12
Pollen 6.10 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KALN 281950Z 00000KT 10SM SCT041 33/25 A2994

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Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4100 ft
Heat Index 120 °F
Dew Point 85 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 8 out of 12
Pollen 6.10 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KALN 281950Z 00000KT 10SM SCT041 33/25 A2994

More Conditions Fewer Conditions

A strong ridge of high pressure will aid in providing some of the warmest temperatures of the Summer thus far along the West Coast, while dangerously high heat index values up to 110 degrees will be possible from southern Iowa through northern Louisiana. Residents are urged to take precaution while working outside.

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Excessive Heat Warning
Statement as of 3:08 AM CDT on July 28, 2015

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

* timing... dangerous heat index values will be reached during the
afternoon and early evening hours today.

* Heat index values... up to 110.

* 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.