Weather danger: ‘Significant heat stress’

Published 5:00 pm Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The combination of heat and humidity will reach dangerous levels through Saturday of this week, with significant heat stress expected mid week into early weekend, according to the National Weather Service in Jackson..

Heat indices will reach the 106 to 110 degree range for much of the area, while in the 111 to 115 degree range in the northwest Delta on Friday and Saturday. Residents should avoid prolonged outdoor activity, especially from the late morning through the afternoon.

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