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    ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...
    Effective: June 17, 2024 @ 10:00am
    Expires: June 18, 2024 @ 8:00pm
    WHAT
    Peak afternoon heat indices between 95 to around 100 degrees.
    WHERE
    Portions of north central, northwest, and west central Illinois, east central, northeast, and southeast Iowa, and northeast Missouri.
    WHEN
    From 10 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT Tuesday.
    IMPACTS
    Hot temperatures and humid conditions may cause heat illnesses.
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS
    Overnight temperatures in the 70s will provide little relief for those without air conditioning.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

LaSalle County Sheriff Report 5/19/2024

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On 5/14/2024 at 4:15 pm LaSalle County Deputies investigated a single vehicle accident with minor injuries in the area of RT 251 & N 40th RD. (Mendota TWP) Deidra Dennis (35) of Wenona was driving north on RT 251 when she swerved off the roadway to avoid striking a vehicle in front of her. Her vehicle entered the east ditch causing damage to the front end.

On 5/15/2024 at 5:23 pm LaSalle County Deputies investigated a single vehicle accident with minor injuries in the area of 1500 RT 71. (South Ottawa TWP) Adam Boles (29) of LaSalle was driving his motorcycle west on RT 71 when he slowed down and lost control, laying the motorcycle down to avoid striking a vehicle in front of him.

On 5/17/2024 at 6:09 pm LaSalle County Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of RT 23 & N 18th RD. (Farm Ridge TWP) Alexander Dodge (42) of Streator was cited for speeding 80 mph in a 55 mph zone.

On 5/17/2024 at 6:26 pm LaSalle County Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of RT 23 & N 17th RD. (Bruce TWP) Caleb Dougherty (28) of Ottawa was cited for speeding 75 mph in a 55 mph zone.

On 5/18/2024 at 7:50 am LaSalle County Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of RT 18 & E 8th RD. (Richland TWP) Tyler Russow-Simpson (24) of Streator was cited for speeding 75 mph in a 55 mph zone.

On 5/18/2024 at 12:50 pm LaSalle County Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of RT 23 & Oakley Ave. (Bruce TWP) Fred Schimek (84) of Streator was cited for failure to wear seat belt.

On 5/18/2024 at 1:20 pm LaSalle County Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of RT 23 & Broadway ST. (Bruce TWP) Tristan Adams (18) of East Peoria, IL was cited for failure to right of way/intersection.

On 5/18/2024 at 2:43 pm LaSalle County Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of RT 23 & I-80. (Ottawa TWP) Tracy Shoopman (53) of Marseilles was cited for failure to wear seat belt and uninsured motor vehicle. She was released with a NTA.

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