Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1039 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF THE MID SOUTH
TODAY...

.THE COMBINATION OF HIGH HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

ARZ009-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-MSZ001>003-007-
008-010>013-020-021-TNZ001>004-019>021-048>052-088>090-270100-
/O.NEW.KMEG.HT.Y.0010.160726T1539Z-160727T0100Z/
CLAY-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-CROSS-CRITTENDEN-
ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-DESOTO-MARSHALL-
BENTON MS-TUNICA-TATE-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-
TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-GIBSON-
CARROLL-LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-MADISON-SHELBY-FAYETTE-
HARDEMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PIGGOTT...CORNING...PARAGOULD...
JONESBORO...HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...
FORREST CITY...MARIANNA...HELENA...WEST HELENA...KENNETT...
CARUTHERSVILLE...SOUTHAVEN...OLIVE BRANCH...HOLLY SPRINGS...
ASHLAND...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...CLARKSDALE...MARKS...BATESVILLE...
OXFORD...CHARLESTON...WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE...TIPTONVILLE...
UNION CITY...MARTIN...DRESDEN...PARIS...DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...
MILAN...HUNTINGDON...RIPLEY TN...COVINGTON...BROWNSVILLE...
ALAMO...JACKSON...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...
MEMPHIS...MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...BOLIVAR
1039 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 TO 108 DEGREES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...PROLONGED PERIODS OUTDOORS MAY RESULT IN HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

   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.

&&

$$

JLH


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