St. Louis just wrapped up its hottest year on record, but according to National Weather Service Meteorologist Jason Gosslin 2013 is going to be a hot one too.
“If it’s not rainy or cloudy, as long as the sun is out, we still have people here whether it’s 70 degrees or 100 degrees,” one manager said.
The Fall outlook also suggests above normal temperatures.
The 57 year old collapsed while on his mail route in Independence.
The latest confirmed death was a male born in 1956.
Authorities say the death of a 60-year-old Fairmont City woman is the fourth heat-related death in the Metro-East.
State officials say heat and drought caused the death of about 20,000 fish.
… and fourth driest July on record.
There have been 28 confirmed heat deaths in Missouri this year.
The hot, dry weather is taking a toll on water mains.