Excessive Heat Warning
Two Northern Illinois counties have been declared disaster areas by Governor Bruce Rauner after surveying damage from two tornadoes.
St. Louisans won’t be out of the grip of heat wave until Wednesday at the earliest.
The heat deaths in the St. Louis area now total 14, with three in the county.
The excessive heat warning is expected to end Thursday night after nearly two weeks.
AC not running in woman’s apartment
Children playing in an unattended car accounts for nearly one third of all child deaths inside vehicles due to the heat.
Officials: Air conditioner wasn’t working.
Heat index could reach up to 115 today, 110 Tuesday.
Heat indexes in St. Louis could be well above 100 for next few days.