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Special Weather Statement issued August 26 at 3:12PM CDT
Areas Affected: Pulaski; Jefferson; Christian; Warrick; Stoddard; Perry; McCracken; Gibson; Wayne; Hickman; Todd; Union; Calloway; Gallatin; Scott; Saline; Butler; Vanderburgh; Massac; Posey; Hopkins; Ballard; Cape Girardeau; Muhlenberg; Marshall; Caldwell; Pope; Fulton; New Madrid; White; Wabash; Mississippi; Daviess; Livingston; Johnson; Webster; Williamson; Carter; Hamilton; Trigg; Edwards; Pike; McLean; Bollinger; Hardin; Graves; Alexander; Union; Spencer; Ripley; Jackson; Lyon; Crittenden; Franklin; Carlisle; Henderson; Perry; Wayne
Afternoon heat index values will top out near or just above 100 degrees across the region again Monday and Tuesday.
The worst conditions are expected over southeast Missouri and southern Illinois.
Please be careful if you must be outside Monday and Tuesday.
Check on the elderly and those without air conditioning, and make sure outdoor pets have plenty of water.