Severe Weather Alerts - Algoma, MS

  • Heat Advisory

    Heat Advisory in effect until Sunday, 8:00 PM CDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 TO 110 DEGREES.

* TIMING...HEAT INDICES WILL PEAK BETWEEN 1 PM CDT AND 5 PM CDT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES ISEXPECTED. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIMEOUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLYMORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEATEXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTINGCLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. CHECK UP ONRELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ANDHEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKSIN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BYHEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKEIS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

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