Dangers of heat stress continue through Saturday

Published 11:32 am Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Heat stress concerns will continue through Saturday as hot high pressure becomes entrenched over the region according to the National Weather Service office in Jackson. Afternoon heat indices will near 105 degrees in many locations through the end of the week, with some locations possibly exceeding this threshold.

High temperatures are being recorded in the Mid 90s. Fatigue and heat exhaustion is possible with any prolonged outdoor activity.

Pay attention for possible upgraded heat outlooks and heat advisories. Be sure to stay hydrated, avoid strenuous outdoor activities, take frequent breaks and never leave pets or kids in hot cars.

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