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Mississippi, Sunflower

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 2:40 PM CDT on August 19, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 20, 2017


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday...

* temperature... high temperatures in the low to mid 90s with
peak afternoon heat index values ranging from 105 to 109
degrees.

* Impacts... heat related illnesses may be possible for those
outdoors in unshaded areas without proper precautions taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

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.

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.





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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
California - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado -
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch
Illinois - Special Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert, Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert, Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
Maine - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Nevada -
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Dense Fog Advisory
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory
Wyoming - Special Statement

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