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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)

...Dangerously Hot and Humid Conditions will continue through the end of the week across the Mid-South... ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 to 109 degrees during the afternoon and early evening hours today and again on Friday. Overnight low temperatures will remain warm and will provide little relief from the heat stress.

* TIMING...Through Friday evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity will result in an increased risk for heat-related illnesses. The very young, the elderly, those without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. Remember to check the backseat! The effects will worsen with each successive day of the heat and humidity.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. 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, 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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. 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: Bedford; Cheatham; Davidson; Dickson; Giles; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Lawrence; Lewis; Macon; Marshall; Maury; Montgomery; Perry; Robertson; Rutherford; Smith; Stewart; Sumner; Trousdale; Wayne; Williamson; Wilson

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...Dangerously Hot and Humid Conditions expected for parts of the area this afternoon... The combination of heat and high humidity will push heat indicies to around 105 degrees this afternoon...mainly around and west of I-65. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...around 105 degrees.

* TIMING...this afternoon.

* LOCATION...mainly around and west of I-65.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity will result in an increased risk for heat-related illnesses. The very young, the elderly, those without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. Remember to check the backseat! The effects will worsen with each successive day of the heat and humidity.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. 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, 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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. 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; Limestone; Madison; Morgan

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT LEVELS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON... .The combination of high temperatures and increased humidity levels will result in dangerous heat levels this afternoon. ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 106 due to temperatures in the lower 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* TIMING...From noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

* LOCATIONS...Portions of north central and northwest Alabama.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. 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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. Check up on relatives and neighbors. Absolutely do not leave children or pets unattended in vehicles! 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 911.


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