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Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Adams; Attala; Bolivar; Carroll; Claiborne; Clarke; Copiah; Covington; Franklin; Hinds; Holmes; Humphreys; Issaquena; Jasper; Jefferson; Jefferson Davis; Kemper; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Leake; Leflore; Lincoln; Lowndes; Madison; Neshoba; Newton; Noxubee; Ok

NWS Jackson (Central Mississippi)

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the low to middle 90s with heat indices from 105 to 109 degrees.

* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will lead to an increased risk of heat-related stress and illness. The very young, the elderly, those without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible.

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.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Bibb; Dallas; Greene; Hale; Marengo; Perry; Pickens; Sumter; Tuscaloosa

NWS Birmingham (Northern Alabama)

...Hot and Humid Conditions for the Southwestern Portions of Central Alabama... ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* TEMPERATURE...across the area will be in the low to middle 90s, with heat indices near 105 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses may be possible for those outdoors in unshaded areas.

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. 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 check up on relatives and neighbors.


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