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Heat Advisory issued July 28 at 11:10AM CDT until July 29 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Expires: 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE ENTIRE
MID-SOUTH THROUGH WEDNESDAY WHICH WILL MARK THE LAST DAY OF THE
PROLONGED HEAT WAVE ACROSS THE REGION. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND
LOWER HUMIDITY ARE FORECAST FOR THE END OF THE WEEK...
.EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH FROM
THE WEST...INCREASING AND EXPANDING THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 90S COMBINED WITH HIGH
HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX READINGS BETWEEN 105 AND
110 DEGREES FROM LATE MORNING TO EARLY EVENING ACROSS THE MID-
SOUTH. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES FROM THE MIDDLE 70S TO LOWER
80S WILL PROVIDE LITTLE RELIEF FOR THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.
THE HEAT ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH WEDNESDAY WHICH HAS
THE POTENTIAL TO BE THE MOST DANGEROUS DAY OF HEAT AS HEAT
INDICES APPROACH 110 DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION. A COLD
FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH MID-SOUTH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
BRINGING AN END TO THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY.
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
* HEAT INDEX READINGS...BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES. OVERNIGHT
LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 70S WILL PROVIDE
LITTLE RELIEF FOR THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING.
* TIMING...HOTTEST PART OF THE DAY BETWEEN 11 AM AND 8 PM.
UNCOMFORTABLY WARM AND HUMID THROUGH THE REST OF THE PERIOD.
* IMPACTS...INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES INCLUDING
HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE IF YOU DO NOT TAKE THE PROPER
PRECAUTIONS.

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