Tri-State residents feeling the heat

A Heat Advisory remains in effect for Scotland and Clark Counties, in Missouri, as well as Hancock and McDonough counties in Illinois until 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Heat Index values of around 100 Monday are likely in those areas and in much of the Tri States. A 105 heat index value is forecasted in the region for Tuesday.

Be sure to stay indoors and keep cool in the air conditioning if at all possible. Take frequent breaks if working outdo

ors and stay hydrated with lots of water. Be sure to check on your elderly neighbors. Be reminded to

keep your outdoor pets well hydrated and in the shade, or bring them indoors if possible.

The heat and humidity will continue for much of the week ahead.