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County,
Heat Advisory issued June 27 at 2:35PM CDT until June 27 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 2:35 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2013
Expires: 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2013

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
THIS EVENING ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH...
.HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
COMBINED WITH A VERY MOIST AIRMASS ALREADY IN PLACE WILL RESULT
IN HEAT INDEX READINGS BETWEEN 104 TO 109 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
* HEAT INDEX READINGS...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S
COMBINED WITH A VERY MOIST AIR MASS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX
READINGS BETWEEN 105 TO 108 DEGREES ALONG AND WEST OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
* TIMING...2 PM CDT TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.
* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUS OUTDOOR PHYSICAL
ACTIVITY COULD LEAD TO HEAT EXHAUSTION AND POSSIBLY HEAT
STROKE. CARS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF
MINUTES...ALWAYS CHECK THE BACKSEAT AND NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN
OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE.

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