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Weakley County Emergency Management
Friday July 21st, 2017 :: 02:57 p.m. CDT

Alert

Heat Advisory until 08:00PM Sunday

...DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MID SOUTH THIS WEEKEND... ...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 to 109 degrees.

* TIMING...Very hot and humid conditions will continue through early Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Heat stroke and dehydration will be possible for people outdoors.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BENTON ... CARROLL ... CHESTER ... CROCKETT ... DECATUR ... FAYETTE ... GIBSON ... HARDEMAN ... HARDIN ... HAYWOOD ... HENDERSON ... HENRY ... MADISON ... MCNAIRY ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

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. 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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Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-364-5454

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Heat Advisory

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