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Here’s Heat Help

Bob Hamilton
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Dangerous heat

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – The St. Louis area is under an “Excessive Heat Warning” from now til Tuesday night.  

The National Weather Service issues an excessive heat warning when there’s a prolonged period of high heat and humidity.  That time is now.

Meteorologists say the heat index could reach 115 today (Monday), and up to 110 degrees tomorow (Tuesday).

St. Louis area residents can call 2-1-1 from a landline phone to get information on United Way cooling centers, or 1-800-427-4626 from a cellphone.

The agency Cool Down St. Louis can be reached at 314-241-7668 for energy assistance requests.

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