Excessive Heat Warning Issued for All the Delta

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Dangerous heat is expected to continue across the Delta today. Forecasters say heat index values of 110 to 115 degrees will be possible by late morning and through the afternoon and are warning people that precautions should be taken when heading outside. Temperatures reached to around 100 degrees by midday yesterday in many areas with parts of 13 states under heat advisories, from Texas, Louisiana, and Florida in the South to Missouri and Illinois in the Midwest. The National Weather Service reported that the highest heat index temperatures nearby soared to 121 degrees late afternoon in Clarksdale and to 119 degrees in West Memphis, Arkansas.

 


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4 Comments on "Excessive Heat Warning Issued for All the Delta"

  1. About to start doing senior citizen checks….it’s too hot!

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