St. Louis, MO (KTRS) The excessive heat continues.
A heat advisory remains in effect through Thursday evening in the St. Louis region. The National Weather Service is calling for temperatures to reach the upper 90s with a heat index of up to 105.
Health officials warn that these temperatures can be dangerous for those without air conditioning, especially the elderly. Anyone in need of a cooling center should call the United Way at 2-1-1.
The Humane Society of Missouri also reminds the public that this extreme heat can be dangerous for animals. It’s advised to keep pets in a cool enviroment with access to plenty of fresh water.
Anyone who sees an animal in distress should contact your local police department or the abuse line at the Humane Society of Missouri at 314-647-4400.