Lincoln County under heat advisory

Published 10:51 am Monday, June 13, 2022

BROOKHAVEN — The National Weather Service in Jackson issued a heat advisory for Lincoln County until 8 p.m. today. The high is 94 with a heat index of 100. 

Heat and humidity could cause heat illness to occur and is more likely with prolonged exposure. NWS said in the advisory people should drink water, stay in air conditioned rooms, stay out of the sun and check in on relatives and neighbors. Do not leave children or pets unattended in vehicles. 

Heat stress risk will continue throughout the week as the heat index could climb from 100 to 110 degrees.

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