HEAT ADV #2

Counties in heat advisory:

Alcorn

Benton

Calhoun

Chickasaw

Clay

Itawamba

Lafayette

Lee

Lowndes

Marshall

Monroe

Oktibbeha

Pontotoc

Prentiss

Tippah

Tishomingo

Union

Heat advisory continues

Very hot, muggy – more of the same throughout Northeast Mississippi, weather forecasters say.

Afternoon heat index readings, combining the heat and humidity, will reach 106-110 degrees. Temperatures will stay very warm at night with lows 75-80.

Even higher daytime temperatures are expected today and Friday.

Temp comparisons

Normal – 92 ¡F high, 69 ¡F low

Record – 107 ¡F high (1935), 56 ¡F low (1989)

Tuesday – 98 ¡F high, 78 ¡F low

* SOURCE: www.wunderground.com