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Friday,  July 29th, 2016  

No major changes are expected over the upcoming weekend.  While we should pick up a little more sunshine, resulting in slightly warmer temperatures, rain chances will continue off and on throughout the weekend.

Tonight, mostly cloudy skies with a few thunderstorms.  Low tonight 75 with southwest wind at 5 mph.

Saturday, expect a mix of clouds and sunshine with scattered thunderstorms and a high of 90.  Southwest wind at 5 mph.  Mostly cloudy skies Saturday night with a low of 75.

Sunday, mixed clouds and sunshine along with scattered thunderstorms.  Sunday’s high 91, overnight low 76.

Monday and Tuesday will feature partly sunny skies with a few isolated afternoon thunderstorms.  Highs in the low 90s, overnight lows in the mid to upper 70s.

Wednesday and Thursday, look for mostly sunny skies both days with highs in the mid 90s, overnight lows in the upper 70s.

 

Here’s the “5-day” rainfall accumulation forecast model.

http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/p120i.gif?1469520522


Our rainy weather pattern is a welcomed relief from the July heat.  Looks like it will continue into the weekend as well.  Rainfall amountsThursday ranged 1.5 inches at Memphis International Airport to 2.3 inches reported in Southaven, MS.

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#WREG #WEATHEREXPERTS:  HEAT SAFETY

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting People

Muscle cramping might be the first sign of heat-related illness, and may lead to heat exhaustion or stroke. Here is how you can recognize heat exhaustion and heat stroke and what to do:

Heat Exhaustionarrow pointing right

  • Heavy sweating
  • Weakness
  • Cold, pale, and clammy skin
  • Fast, weak pulse
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Fainting
What You Should Do:

  • Move to a cooler location.
  • Lie down and loosen your clothing.
  • Apply cool, wet cloths to as much of your body as possible.
  • Sip water.
  • If you have vomited and it continues, seek medical attention immediately.
Heat Strokearrow pointing right

  • High body temperature (above 103°F)*
  • Hot, red, dry or moist skin
  • Rapid and strong pulse
  • Possible unconsciousness
What You Should Do:

  • Call 911 immediately — this is a medical emergency.
  • Move the person to a cooler environment.
  • Reduce the person’s body temperature with cool cloths or even a bath.
  • Do NOT give fluids.

GO JIM GO 2016: TWO MONTHS AND COUNTING

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Congratulations Jim and the entire Go Jim Go family for raising over $342,000 in 2015 for the children of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Thank you Mid-South for all of your generous donations. Keep it coming as we move through our $2 million year in 2016!

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