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Excessive Heat Warning Issued for Parts of Central U.S.

Temperatures are expected to reach into the upper 90s in some areas Monday, with heat indices soaring to 116 degrees because of high humidity.


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Forecasters Predict Another Hot Dry Summer

Let’s hope the soil is soaking up all this rain and snow, because a new report shows that Missouri is in for another hot, dry summer in 2013.



Forecasters Predict 2013 to be Another Hot Year

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.



2012 Sizzles Its Way Into The Record Books

Mercury hit 105 nearly a dozen times in St. Louis this summer.



Grapes Thrive During Drought, 2012 Wine Vintage Should Be “Flavorful, Fabulous”

Lack of water promotes more flavor in Mt. Pleasant’s Rayon D’or grapes.



The Voice Box: It’s Getting Hot In Here

With temperatures hitting the 100’s in St. Louis, the CBS Radio St. Louis sales staff hosted a “Heat Advisory” sale last week. It’s SO hot, the rates are melting!


7/3/12-Preparations continue at Coolidge Middle School in Granite City, where the community's annual fireworks show will go off as planned Wednesday night. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

In Granite City, The (Fireworks) Show Must Go On

Organizers have been using sprinklers to saturate the soccer field where the fireworks will be set off..



Extreme Heat Persists Across Midwest, but Relief In Sight

If you’re performing a rain dance right now to give us all some relief from the heat, please dance faster.



No End in Sight: Hot Temps Will Continue Next Week

“Today’s going to be the last relatively cool day in the forseeable future.”


6/6/11-St. Louis city health director Pam Walker (center in red blazer) held a special, all-staff meeting Monday morning to discuss their response to the heat advisory that's in effect through Wednesday evening. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

City Health Officials Plan Heat Advisory Response

Health director stresses checking on elderly family members, neighbors in person to make sure they’re using AC.


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