... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this
... Heat advisory in effect from 10 am to 8 PM CDT Saturday...
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from 10 am to 8 PM CDT Saturday.
* Temperature... high temperatures in the upper 90s to around 100
degrees with heat indices peaking in a range from 110 to 115
degrees through this evening, but only peaking in a range of 105
to 110 degrees on Saturday.
* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will create a dangerous situation in which heat
illnesses are likely. The very Young, the elderly, those
without air conditioning, and those participating in strenuous
outdoor activities will be be particularly susceptible.
An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and
check up on relatives and neighbors.
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
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Issued: 4:10 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service