Advice On How To Keep Your Cool During Heat WaveDrink water, avoid alcohol, eat less, and dress in light clothing. And check shut-ins regularly.
2011: The Year Weather Ruled Our LivesMissouri was involved in three separate weather disasters that caused at least $1 billion in damage.
Utilities Feeling Strain of Relentless Heat WaveAt least one area electric provider asking customers to cut back on energy usage.
City Health Officials Plan Heat Advisory ResponseHealth director stresses checking on elderly family members, neighbors in person to make sure they're using AC.

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