Oppressive heat returns to St. Louis on Wednesday, a heat advisory is in effect.
Oppressive heat returns to the Midwest starting Tuesday and lasts through the weekend.
Emergency Operations Center activated to coordinate rapid response
Another wave of strong to severe storms is possible during the pre-dawn hours Saturday.
Strong to severe storms are headed into the St. Louis area Tuesday evening and into the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday for much of the region.
A few strong storms are possible early Tuesday morning, with the potential of small hail, frequent lightning, and heavy rain.