Heat advisory in effect across Mid-South Tuesday

Heat advisory in effect across Mid-South Tuesday
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A heat advisory is in effect in the Mid-South for much of Tuesday.

Heat index values will climb to between 105 and 109 degrees.

The advisory will last between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. It's suggested that you limit your time outside during these hours, and take frequent breaks if you must go outside. You should also stay hydrated.

The City of Memphis will launch its after hours cooling center through the rest of the week. The center at 4376 Horn Lake Rd. will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday and run each night until 7 a.m. Friday.

Meteorologist Brittney Bryant believes another heat advisory is likely for Wednesday as well.

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