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Weakley County Emergency Management
Tuesday July 9th, 2019 :: 05:07 p.m. CDT

Alert

Heat Advisory until 08:00PM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM CDT Wednesday.

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

* TIMING...Through 8 PM CDT this evening and again from 11 AM CDT through 8 PM CDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...High heat index values make it difficult for your body to cool itself off. This could lead to heat stress or heat stroke for anyone engaged in outdoor activities.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HENRY ... GREENE ... WEAKLEY ... DECATUR ... CROCKETT ... OBION ... CLAY ... PEMISCOT ... HENDERSON ... DYER ... GIBSON ... CARROLL ... BENTON ... LAKE ... DUNKLIN

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.

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:
Moderate - Possible 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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