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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
251 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-232200-
ALCORN-BENTON MS-BENTON TN-CALHOUN-CARROLL-CHESTER-CHICKASAW-CLAY-
COAHOMA-CRAIGHEAD-CRITTENDEN-CROCKETT-CROSS-DESOTO-DECATUR-
DUNKLIN-DYER-FAYETTE-GIBSON-GREENE-HARDEMAN-HARDIN-HAYWOOD-
HENDERSON-HENRY-ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LAKE-LAUDERDALE-LAWRENCE-
LEE AR-LEE MS-MADISON-MARSHALL-MCNAIRY-MISSISSIPPI-MONROE-OBION-
PANOLA-PEMISCOT-PHILLIPS-POINSETT-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-QUITMAN-
RANDOLPH-SHELBY-ST. FRANCIS-TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TIPPAH-TIPTON-
TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-UNION-WEAKLEY-YALOBUSHA-
251 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...
THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...NORTH MISSISSIPPI...AND WEST TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

HEAT INDICES OF 100 TO 108 DEGREES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE
MIDSOUTH THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES MAY REACH 103 TO 107 DEGREES THIS WEEKEND.
HEAT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
247 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...VERY HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE MID
SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL COMBINE WITH A
VERY HUMID AIRMASS TO PRODUCE HEAT INDEX READINGS OVER 105
DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF THE MID SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
THIS EVENING.


ARZ026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-MSZ001>017-020>024-
TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-230000-
/O.NEW.KMEG.HT.Y.0003.140822T2000Z-140823T0000Z/
CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-
LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-TIPPAH-
ALCORN-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-TATE-PRENTISS-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-
LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-ITAWAMBA-TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-
CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-GIBSON-
CARROLL-BENTON TN-LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-MADISON-
CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JONESBORO...HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...
WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...MARIANNA...HELENA...
WEST HELENA...KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE...SOUTHAVEN...
OLIVE BRANCH...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...RIPLEY MS...CORINTH...
IUKA...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...BOONEVILLE...CLARKSDALE...MARKS...
BATESVILLE...OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...
CHARLESTON...WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...
HOUSTON...OKOLONA...AMORY...ABERDEEN...TIPTONVILLE...UNION CITY...
MARTIN...DRESDEN...PARIS...DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...MILAN...
HUNTINGDON...CAMDEN...RIPLEY TN...COVINGTON...BROWNSVILLE...
ALAMO...JACKSON...HENDERSON...LEXINGTON...PARSONS...
DECATURVILLE...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...MEMPHIS...
MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...BOLIVAR...SELMER...SAVANNAH
247 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...HEAT INDEX READINGS ARE EXPECTED NEAR 105.

* TIMING...THROUGH 7 PM CDT.

* IMPACTS...CAUTION SHOULD BE EXERCISED WHEN OUTDOORS THIS
  AFTERNOON. MAKE SURE TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND LIMIT THE
  AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT IN THE HEAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. 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. CHECK UP ON
RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

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.

&&

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