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Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Alcorn; Benton; Calhoun; Chickasaw; Coahoma; DeSoto; Itawamba; Lafayette; Lee; Marshall; Monroe; Panola; Pontotoc; Prentiss; Quitman; Tallahatchie; Tate; Tippah; Tishomingo; Tunica; Union; Yalobusha

NWS Memphis (Western Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas and Northern Mississippi)

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...For the first Heat Advisory, heat index values up to 110. For the second Heat Advisory, heat index values up to 110 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of North Mississippi, West Tennessee, East Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.

* WHEN...For the Heat Advisory, until 7 PM CDT this evening. For the Heat Advisory, from noon to 7 PM CDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The highest heat index values are forecast for the Mississippi River Delta Region, generally from Clarksdale to Memphis to Caruthersville.

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Colbert; Franklin; Lauderdale; Lawrence

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values around 105 expected.

* WHERE...Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin AL and Lawrence Counties.

* WHEN...From noon today to 7 PM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minimal relief is expected into Thursday night, as temperatures fall into the mid 70s and heat index values in the upper 70s to around 80 develop.

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.


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