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313 PM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY...
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM CDT Friday.
* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the mid 90s to near 100
with heat indices from 105 to 110 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.
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.
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