WRTM Jackson Weather

Jackson, MS
Fair
partly-cloudy-273°
Humidity: 100%
Wind: N 0mph
Barometer: 30.01in
Dewpoint: 73°F
Visibility: 10.00 Miles
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Overnight
Current Condition
Patchy Dense Fog
Low 72
Sunday
Current Condition
Patchy Dense Fog then Slight Chance T-storms
High 95
Rain Chance20%
Sunday Night
Current Condition
Mostly Clear
Low 76
  • Heat Advisory
    Updated: Sun Aug-20-17 04:05am CDT
    Effective: Sun Aug-20-17 04:05am CDT
    Expires: Sun Aug-20-17 07:00pm CDT
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Adams; Attala; Bolivar; Carroll; Claiborne; Clarke; Copiah; Covington; Forrest; Franklin; Grenada; Hinds; Holmes; Humphreys; Issaquena; Jasper; Jefferson; Jefferson Davis; Jones; Kemper; Lamar; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Leake; Leflore; Lincoln; Madison; Marion; Montgomery; Neshoba; Newton; Rankin; Scott; Sharkey; Simpson; Smith; Sunflower; Warren; Washington; Yazoo
    Instructions: 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 neighbors.
    Message Summary: ...heat advisory in effect through sunday afternoon...
    ...heat advisory remains in effect until 7 pm cdt this evening...
    * temperature...high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s with peak afternoon heat index values ranging from 105 to 110 degrees.
    * impacts...heat related illnesses may be possible for those outdoors in unshaded areas without proper precautions taken.

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