Weather Alerts for Decatur County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
DECATUR COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Benton - Carroll - Chester - Crockett - Decatur - Dyer - Fayette - Gibson - Hardeman - Hardin - Haywood - Henderson - Henry - Lake - Lauderdale - Madison - McNairy - Obion - Shelby - Tipton - Weakley
Effective: Wed, 7/6 3:12pm Updated: Thu, 7/7 1:42am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 7/7 10:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT
THURSDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CDT FRIDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot
conditions with heat index values above 110. For the Heat
Advisory, heat index values up to 110 expected.
* WHERE...The entire Mid-South.
* WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, until 10 PM CDT
Thursday. For the Heat Advisory, from 10 PM Thursday to
midnight CDT Friday night.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
activities.

Information:
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 circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
DECATUR COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Benton - Carroll - Chester - Crockett - Decatur - Dyer - Fayette - Gibson - Hardeman - Hardin - Haywood - Henderson - Henry - Lake - Lauderdale - Madison - McNairy - Obion - Shelby - Tipton - Weakley
Effective: Thu, 7/7 10:00pm Updated: Thu, 7/7 1:42am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 7/9 12:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT
THURSDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CDT FRIDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot
conditions with heat index values above 110. For the Heat
Advisory, heat index values up to 110 expected.
* WHERE...The entire Mid-South.
* WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, until 10 PM CDT
Thursday. For the Heat Advisory, from 10 PM Thursday to
midnight CDT Friday night.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
activities.

Information:
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 circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.