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Feds hope new website can prevent deaths from worsening heat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government hopes a new website can help people and local governments beat the increasingly deadly heat of an ever-warming world. Days after nearly half the country — 154.6 million people — sweated through a blistering heat wave,…

03/15 – Brantly's "More Heat Monday" Sunday Forecast

Near the surface, a ridge of high pressure will develop along the eastern seaboard on Monday. This will result in a light northerly wind flow developing overnight, followed by a light southerly wind flow redeveloping on Monday. A dry weather…

Heat stroke vs. heat exhaustion: know the signs

With today’s heat index already topping 115 in some locations, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are a big concern. It is important to stay hydrated, wear light clothing, and take breaks from the sun if you work outside. Make sure…

Keeping electric bills low in the summer

It is summertime and here in South Mississippi that means you probably have your air conditioner running to stay cool. That also means you might have noticed an increase in your monthly electric bills. News 25 spoke to Mississippi Power…

Gautier High Band prepares for season

As high school football season inches closer, local high school bands are beginning preparations for their season. The Gautier High Band is in the middle of their band camp as they get ready for the start of football season. A…

Heat wave safety tips

Well, the heat is ramping up on the Coast as we head into the weekend and that means people are finding ways to cool down. With highs now in the mid-90s and heat indices in the triple digits heading into…

Battling flames and temperatures in Biloxi

With temperatures creeping into the high 90s battling the heat is no easy task, but what about battling flames and extreme heat? When summer rolls around, firefighters are faced with that challenge on a regular basis. The Biloxi Fire Department…

A safe way to beat the heat

With the heat cranking up splash pads are open all over the Mississippi Gulf Coast. It’s a quick way and fun way to cool off this summer, but to ensure the good times keep rolling parents make sure to keep…

Consequences of leaving pets in hot cars

It’s really heating up out there and sometimes our furry friends end up feeling the burn. There is a city-wide ordinance in Biloxi that states if you leave an animal unattended in a vehicle and the animal appears to be…

Senior Matters: senior citizens and high temperatures

When we get older our bodies are just not the same as they use to be. So, when we deal with the high temperatures like what we have been dealing with lately for senior citizens this can be very dangerous.…

AMR plans for hot weekend

There is a heat advisory this weekend and the heat index is expected to reach dangerous levels. AMR is partnering with other local first responders to make sure everyone is staying safe. AMR plans on having ten plus total assets…

Staying safe during dangerously hot conditions

This weekend, dangerously hot conditions are expected with the heat index forecast to be between 103 and 107 degrees. “Usually dizziness and then everything starts getting blurry and after that you know something is wrong.” Nelson Alonso, amongst many others…