Storm Team 12 is tracking dangerous heat for Monday. Warren, Issaquena, Sharkey, Humphreys, Holmes, and Yazoo Counties are all included in a rare Excessive Heat Warning. This means that the heat index (or feels like temperatures) will be between 110 and 115 degrees. These are dangerous levels which could cause heat exhaustion or stroke if outdoors for extended periods of time.
The extreme heat will be felt statewide, as high temperatures reach 98 degrees in Jackson on Monday. Feels like temperatures will likely approach 110 degrees.
The heat continues Tuesday, as high temperatures will once again near 100 degrees, with feels like temperatures statewide over 105 degrees. Please stay safe in this dangerous heat by staying hydrated and taking cooling breaks indoors.
Stay with Storm Team 12 for the latest updates on this dangerous heat.