Lowndes County Courthouse on Second Avenue North is closed today because the building has no heat, according to County Administrator Ralph Billingsley.
Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide. Not even the cool of night.
The heat is on, and a Spanish town is taking its afternoon siesta seriously.
Summers are no laughing matter here in Mississippi, especially for those wearing fur coats.
If you’re like most people, when you get home from work everything gets turned on. The thermostat is set to Antarctica, the oven is cooking and ceiling fans are circulating. It can all lead to high bills.
Exercise is important, but knowing how to handle summer’s heat while working out could be a life saver.
Temperatures are on the rise in Northeast Mississippi. Most people simply adjust the thermostat, but others don’t have that luxury.
Investigators are probing how a mentally ill, homeless New York City veteran died last month in a jail cell that city officials told The Associated Press had overheated to at least 100 degrees, apparently because of malfunctioning equipment.
The National Weather Service in Jackson is forecasting a high temperature of 96 degrees in Columbus today with the heat index expected to reach the triple digits. The arrival of summer weather in Mississippi brings with it the increased risk of heat-related illnesses, and it is important to take precautions to avoid extended exposure to the elements, according to NWS officials and local medical experts.
Heat rising up from cities such as New York, Paris and Tokyo might be remotely warming up winters far away in some rural parts of Alaska, Canada, and Siberia, a surprising study theorizes.