WESTERN AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNDER ANOTHER HEAT WARNING
It's going to be another hot, humid, and even dangerous week for people across Western and Southern Illinois. The National Weather Service has posted an Excessive Heat Warning untill Wednesday evening for residents throughout the Metro East area. Temperatures are expected to reach 100°F, with the heat index well above that.
The National Weather Service says that this kind of heat, for a number of days, is dangerous. So far, three people in the St. Louis area have died due to the heat. Doctors are urging people to take care during the heat wave, by staying in the air conditioning when they can and drinking plenty of water.
There will also be cooling centers offered throughout the area. In Greenville, the First Bank is offering their Media Room in the bank basement, today through Thursday from 9am to 3PM. And the Bradford National Bank is offering their Community Room on Wednesday from 9am-2PM and on Thursday from 9am-4PM.
In Highland, the Weinheimer will be open as a cooling center from 7:30am-10PM and the Faith Countryside Nursing Home will be open from 8am-4:30PM each day during the excessive heat. In Troy, residents can go to the Tri Township Park Weisemeyer District office from 9am-3PM.
IDLER LANE CLOSED FOR ROADWORK
Idler Lane will be closed from Route 140, north to Irongate Trail for roadwork today and Wednesday, from 8am-4PM.
TUNE INTO WGEL FOR
THE WHEEL OF MEAT
Every Friday WGEL will spin the wheel of meat for one lucky listener. At 6:45 each Friday morning we will randomly pick a name from our Friday Cash Call Registration Book, and that listener will have 9 minutes to call us here at WGEL. After those nine minutes, if that person has not called, we will open up the WGEL phone lines and give everyone a chance to play. If you want to get registered in our Friday cash call book, just visit any WGEL live remote and sign up. You can also stop in at the radio station to sign up.
THE WHEEL OF MEAT….. FRIDAY MORNINGS …..YOUR CHANCE TO SPIN AND WIN