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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 4:43 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 291 remains in effect until 700 PM CDT
for the following locations


MS
. Mississippi counties included are

Clarke Covington Forrest
Jasper Jefferson Davis Jones
Lamar Lauderdale Lawrence
Marion Newton Scott
Simpson Smith


Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:10 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening...
... 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 mid to upper 90s 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
neighbors.






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