Thursday, July 18, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning for Shelby County


1110 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 PM CDT
FRIDAY...

* COUNTIES... Shelby

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...110 to 114 degrees during the afternoon
  and early evening hours today.

* TIMING...Through 8 PM CDT tonight.

* IMPACTS...Heat illnesses are likely for those spending prolonged
  periods outside or in non-air conditioned environments. The heat
  is most dangerous to the elderly and young children. Also, car
  interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
  Remember to check the backseat! The effects will worsen with
  each successive day of the heat and humidity.
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1110 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* COUNTIES...Lake-Obion-Weakley-Henry-Dyer-Gibson-Carroll-Benton TN-Lauderdale-
Tipton-Haywood-Crockett-Madison-Chester-Henderson-Decatur-Fayette-Hardeman-McNairy-Hardin

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 to 109 degrees during the afternoon
  and early evening hours today and again on Friday. Overnight
  low temperatures will remain warm and will provide little
  relief from the heat stress.

* TIMING...Through Friday evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity will result in an increased
  risk for heat-related illnesses. The very young, the elderly,
  those without air conditioning, and those participating in
  strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible.
  Also, car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter
  of minutes. Remember to check the backseat! The effects will
  worsen with each successive day of the heat and humidity.


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