Extreme Heat Update - July 8, 2022 4 pm CDT
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WHAT: Potentially dangerous heat conditions with heat index values of 108 to 112
WHEN: 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday
WHERE: All of southwest and coastal MS and portions of Southeast LA along and north of the I-10/12 corridor.
CONFIDENCE: We are confident hot temperatures and high humidity will occur on Saturday and could quickly lead to heat illness if precautions aren’t taken.
Heat index readings will climb above 108 degrees for multiple hours.
With heat index values expected near or above 108 degrees, heat illness can occur quickly. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstance