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Excessive heat advisory issued for much of state

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued an excessive heat warning for much of the state which will remain in effect until 7 PM Monday. The temperature will peak from 99 to 102 degrees with heat index values from near 110 to 120 degrees through Monday afternoon. The impact of excessive heat is an increased risk of heat-related illnesses, …

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Beware of Lightning

One of the most magnificent natural phenomena, lighting is often believed to be an infrequent occurrence. According to the National Weather Service, lightning hits the earth 8.6 million times a day. Lightning is a spark that can reach over 5 miles in length, attain a temperature of approximately 50,000º F, and contains over 100 million electrical volts. Coaches, players and …

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