The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM to 7 PM CDT Thursday.

* TEMPERATURE...Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 90s with
  heat indices between 105 and 110 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Heat exhaustion and heat stroke will be more likely
  if individuals and pets are not adequately cooled and


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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

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.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned
room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and
This includes the following counties and locations: Ashley-
Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
Noxubee-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-Warren-Hinds-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, Bastrop, Oak Grove,
Epps, Lake Providence, Rayville, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnsboro,
Jonesville, Harrisonburg, Newellton, St. Joseph, Waterproof,
Vidalia, Ferriday, West Ferriday, Cleveland, Indianola,
Ruleville, Greenwood, Grenada, Vaiden, North Carrollton,
Carrollton, Winona, Eupora, Mathiston, West Point, Columbus,
Ackerman, Weir, Starkville, Greenville, Belzoni, Isola, Durant,
Tchula, Lexington, Pickens, Goodman, Kosciusko, Louisville,
Macon, Brooksville, Mayersville, Rolling Fork, Anguilla,
Yazoo City, Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Carthage, Vicksburg,
Jackson, Pearl, Brandon, Richland, Port Gibson, Crystal Springs,
Hazlehurst, Wesson, Fayette, and Natchez