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Heat Advisory
Issued: 8:04 AM Aug. 8, 2022 – National Weather Service
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 106.

* WHERE...In Illinois, Madison IL, Monroe IL and Saint Clair
Counties. In Missouri, Franklin MO, Jefferson MO, Saint Charles
MO, Saint Louis City MO, Saint Louis MO and Warren MO Counties.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* 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 9 1 1.

People in the Saint Louis Metropolitan Area can get information
about cooling centers or energy assistance related to the excessive
heat by calling the United Way of Greater Saint Louis at
800-427-4626, or if calling from a land line phone dial 2-1-1. You
can also call Cool Down Saint Louis at 314-241-7668.

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