800  
WWUS74 KMEG 260004 AAA  
NPWMEG  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
704 PM CDT TUE JUL 25 2017  
   
..DANGEROUS HEAT AFFECTING THE MIDSOUTH THIS WEEK
 
 
ARZ009-018-026>028-MOZ113-261000-  
/O.EXP.KMEG.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170726T0000Z/  
/O.CON.KMEG.HT.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170727T0100Z/  
CLAY-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-DUNKLIN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PIGGOTT, CORNING, PARAGOULD, JONESBORO,  
HARRISBURG, BLYTHEVILLE, AND KENNETT  
704 PM CDT TUE JUL 25 2017  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY
 
   
..EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS EXPIRED
 
 
* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 TO 109 DEGREES.  
 
* TIMING...PEAK INDEX VALUES LIKELY 2 PM CDT THROUGH 6 PM CDT  
WEDNESDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF  
HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES. HEAT STROKE AND DEHYDRATION WILL BE  
POSSIBLE FOR THOSE PERFORMING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.  
THE INTERIOR OF A VEHICLE CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A  
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ARZ008-017-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ115-MSZ001-007-010-TNZ048-049-  
088-261000-  
/O.CON.KMEG.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170727T0100Z/  
RANDOLPH-LAWRENCE-CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-  
PEMISCOT-DESOTO-TUNICA-COAHOMA-LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-SHELBY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF POCAHONTAS, WALNUT RIDGE, WYNNE,  
WEST MEMPHIS, FORREST CITY, MARIANNA, HELENA, WEST HELENA,  
CARUTHERSVILLE, SOUTHAVEN, OLIVE BRANCH, TUNICA, CLARKSDALE,  
RIPLEY TN, COVINGTON, BARTLETT, GERMANTOWN, COLLIERVILLE,  
MEMPHIS, AND MILLINGTON  
704 PM CDT TUE JUL 25 2017  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY
 
 
* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 TO 109 DEGREES.  
 
* TIMING...PEAK INDEX VALUES LIKELY 2 PM CDT THROUGH 6 PM CDT  
WEDNESDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF  
HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES. HEAT STROKE AND DEHYDRATION WILL BE  
POSSIBLE FOR THOSE PERFORMING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.  
THE INTERIOR OF A VEHICLE CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A  
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.  
 
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.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
TNZ001>003-019-020-050>052-089-261000-  
/O.CON.KMEG.HT.Y.0005.170726T1700Z-170727T0100Z/  
LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-DYER-GIBSON-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-MADISON-FAYETTE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TIPTONVILLE, UNION CITY, MARTIN, DRESDEN,  
DYERSBURG, HUMBOLDT, MILAN, BROWNSVILLE, ALAMO, JACKSON,  
SOMERVILLE, AND OAKLAND  
704 PM CDT TUE JUL 25 2017  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT  
WEDNESDAY...  
 
* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 TO 109 DEGREES.  
 
* TIMING...PEAK INDEX VALUES LIKELY 2 PM CDT THROUGH 6 PM CDT  
WEDNESDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF  
HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES. HEAT STROKE AND DEHYDRATION WILL BE  
POSSIBLE FOR THOSE PERFORMING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.  
THE INTERIOR OF A VEHICLE CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A  
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.  
 
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.  
 
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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