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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
347 AM CDT Wed Aug 17 2022

MSZ077-080>082-172300-
/O.NEW.KLIX.HT.Y.0016.220817T1500Z-220817T2300Z/
Pearl River-Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
Including the cities of Crossroads, McNeil, Poplarville,
Picayune, Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Diamondhead, Gulfport,
Pascagoula, Ocean Springs, Moss Point, Gautier, and St. Martin
347 AM CDT Wed Aug 17 2022

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 110 expected.

* WHERE...Pearl River, Hancock, Harrison and Jackson Counties.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 6 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
  illnesses to occur.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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.

&&

$$

Frye



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