... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Monday...
* heat index... values have reached the 100 to 105 range this
afternoon and will top out from 100 to 105 degrees again Monday.
Little relief is expected tonight.
* 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. Also, car interiors
can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
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. Make sure outdoor pets have
plenty of shade and fresh water.
Severe Weather Get Mobile & Email Alerts
Mississippi Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio
Watches & Warnings
Issued: 2:36 PM CDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service