Wednesday, July 17, 2019

HEAT ADVISORY EXPANDED AND HEAT WARNING ISSUED


...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued an Excessive
Heat Warning, which is in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening.

* COUNTIES... Shelby

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...110 degrees or greater

* TIMING...This afternoon into early 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!
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...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* COUNTIES...Lake-Obion-Weakley-Dyer-Gibson-Lauderdale-Haywood-Crockett-Madison-Hardeman

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 to 109 degrees

* TIMING...This afternoon into early 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!

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