Weather Alerts for Decatur

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
DECATUR

Areas Affected:
Clay - Greene - Craighead - Poinsett - Mississippi - Cross - Crittenden - St. Francis - Lee - Phillips - Dunklin - Pemiscot - DeSoto - Tunica - Tate - Coahoma - Quitman - Panola - Tallahatchie - Yalobusha - Lake - Obion - Weakley - Henry - Dyer - Gibson - Carroll - Benton - Lauderdale - Tipton - Haywood - Crockett - Madison - Chester - Henderson - Decatur - Shelby - Fayette - Hardeman - McNairy - Hardin
Effective: Mon, 7/15 3:11am Updated: Mon, 7/15 7:16am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 7/15 4:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
* WHAT...Heat index values up to 107 degrees expected.

* WHERE...Portions of East Arkansas, North Mississippi, Southeast
Missouri, and West Tennessee.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses.

Information:
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke.