Heat advisory in affect until Wednesday night with index of 109 degrees

A severe heat advisory is in affect until Wednesday night.

From the NWS:

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY…

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Heat

Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM CDT Wednesday.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES…105 to 109 degrees.

* TIMING…Through 8 PM CDT this evening and again from 11 AM CDT

through 8 PM CDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…High heat index values make it difficult for your

body to cool itself off. This could lead to heat stress or

heat stroke for anyone engaged in outdoor activities.

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.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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