Heat Advisory in Affect for Alcorn County+

Alerts from: alerts.weather.gov

Event:Heat Advisory
Alert:…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Heat index values at or above 105 degrees.
* WHERE…Portions of North Mississippi.
* WHEN…Till 9 PM CDT Thursday.
* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
Instructions:Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.
Target Area:Alcorn
Benton
Calhoun
Chickasaw
Itawamba
Lafayette
Lee
Monroe
Pontotoc
Prentiss
Tippah
Tishomingo
Union
Yalobusha

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