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Watches & Warnings

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

... Excessive heat warning 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 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
possible.