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WWUS74 KLIX 171637  
NPWLIX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
1137 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2022  
 
MSZ077-080>082-172300-  
/O.CON.KLIX.HT.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-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  
1137 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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