Pontotoc County, Mississippi
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Flash Flood Warning
MSC013-115-161-231845-
/O.NEW.KMEG.FF.W.0133.160723T1550Z-160723T1845Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1050 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
EASTERN YALOBUSHA COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN MISSISSIPPI...
CALHOUN COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI...
SOUTHWESTERN PONTOTOC COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI...

* UNTIL 145 PM CDT

* AT 1049 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS
OCCURRED 90 MINUTES. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE AN
ADDITIONAL 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE NEXT 3 HOURS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WATER VALLEY...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...VARDAMAN...DERMA...
COFFEEVILLE...PITTSBORO...VELMA...BANNER...BIG CREEK...BRYANT...
SAREPTA...RETREAT...LOYD...SPEARMAN...ELLARD...GUMS...REID...
ROBBS AND BENWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3387 8951 3387 8977 3390 8977 3390 8978
3416 8972 3416 8914 3381 8914 3381 8951

$$

Heat Advisory
MSZ004>006-009-013>017-021>024-232215-
/O.CON.KMEG.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-160724T0100Z/
TIPPAH-ALCORN-TISHOMINGO-PRENTISS-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-
ITAWAMBA-YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIPLEY MS...CORINTH...IUKA...
BOONEVILLE...OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...
WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...HOUSTON...
OKOLONA...AMORY...ABERDEEN
304 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDICES....105 TO 110 DEGREES.

* TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING...WHEN THUNDERSTORMS
ARE NOT OCCURRING.

* IMPACTS...PROLONGED PERIODS OUTDOORS MAY RESULT IN HEAT
RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

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