It's So Hot in New York, Manure is Bursting Into FlamesThe responding officer learned that the owners of a horse stable had been storing the manure in large piles that frequently spontaneously combusted in the excessive heat and dry conditions.
OSHA: Heat Blamed in Landscaper's Death in MissouriOSHA says the worker's core body temperature exceeded 108 degrees, and he died the next day at a hospital.
City Staff Checks Well-Being of At-Risk Residents During HeatSt. Louis city staff will be checking on at-risk residents during the heat.
Central US Braces for 'Heat Dome;' Heat Indexes to Top 100The high pressure system, sometimes called a ``heat dome,'' will push conditions to their hottest point so far this summer, though record hot temperatures aren't expected, according to the NWS.
St. Louis County Reports 2nd Heat-Related DeathA 90-year-old woman was found dead in her home by her daughter last week.
Extreme Heat Week Brings Triple-Digit TempsThe extended forecast calls for highs between 107 and 115 degrees through Saturday.
No Break in Summer HeatIt's advised to stay out of direct sunlight & keep hydrated, this week
Belleville Man Dies After Severe Storms Move Across IllinoisPour says it appears the man was trying to remove downed tree limbs that fell onto his rear garage.
Ameren: 14,000 Still Without PowerPhone number to report downed power lines is 1-800-552-7583.
It Was A Warm June in St. LouisNational Weather Service says average high was 91 degrees.
St. Louis Heat May Reach 100-Plus Degrees TodayThrough the end of this week and into the weekend, St. Louis will still be boiling.
Authorities May Close Parts of Missouri Rivers to Paddlers``If we continue to get rain, it's entirely possible the lower Current River (and possibly additional sections) could be closed as we head into Memorial Day weekend,'' Matteson said.