AccuWeather Meteorologist Dean DeVore says the St. Louis area will feel “brutal” heat from morning to evening Tuesday.
Reminder to protect yourself from heat exhaustion with high temperatures expected throughout the week.
St. Louis City and County hospitals have treated 46 heat-related illnesses since last Thursday.
A student at a southwest Illinois junior high school has died after suffering a medical emergency during a basketball practice.
St. Louis City Health Director Pam Walker is urging residents to protect themselves against the high temperatures and humidity.
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory over concerns about extreme heat and humidity.
National Weather Service says two new marks set on Friday.
Heat advisory through Saturday evening
Those needing help can call 2-1-1 from a landline phone.
The utility is asking customers to try and cool down their electric usage this weekend.