Heat Wave on the Gulf Coast

With temperatures in the 90s and heat indices over 100, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency warns residents of possible dangers that come with this weather.
On days with these temperatures, closed vehicles can reach up to 190 degrees within one hour. EMA tells residents to never leave their child or pet alone in the car; this can result in heat stroke or death. It is also extremely important to stay hydrated and protect your skin with sunscreen or loose fitting clothes.
Signs of heat exhaustion include pale or flushed skin, fainting, headaches or nausea.

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