Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Stoddard County until 8 p.m. Thursday evening.
Portions of southwest Indiana, southeast Missouri, western Kentucky and southern Illinois
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
WHAT...Heat index values of 105 to 110 degrees expected.
WHERE...Portions of southwest Indiana, southeast Missouri, western Kentucky and southern Illinois.
WHEN...From 10 AM to 8 PM CDT Thursday.
IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Learn more about heat safety at www.weather.gov/safety/heat.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.