Jackson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 1:13 PM CDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* event... the combination of heat and humidity is producing heat
index values around 105 degrees or higher across parts of
eastern and central Arkansas.

* Areas affected... parts of central and southern Arkansas.

* Impacts... a heat advisory means a period of hot temperatures
and elevated humidity levels will produce high heat index
values. It may create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors. Take extra precautions. Know the signs and symptoms of
heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose
fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water... .

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency... call 9 1 1.



Goudsward



113 PM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* event... the combination of heat and humidity is producing heat
index values around 105 degrees or higher across parts of
eastern and central Arkansas.

* Areas affected... parts of central and southern Arkansas.

* Impacts... a heat advisory means a period of hot temperatures
and elevated humidity levels will produce high heat index
values. It may create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors. Take extra precautions. Know the signs and symptoms of
heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose
fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water... .

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency... call 9 1 1.



Goudsward


Special Statement
Issued: 6:10 PM CDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for southwestern Independence...
southwestern Jackson... east central Cleburne and northeastern white
counties until 700 PM CDT...

At 610 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Pleasant Plains, or 12 miles south of Batesville, moving southeast at
20 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Pleasant Plains... Southside in Independence count...
Steprock... Salado...
Bradford... Hickory Flat...
Thida... Rosie...
Desha... Heffington...
Locust Grove... Huff...
Possum Grape... Hutchinson...
Denmark... Sunnydale...
Velvet Ridge... Roosevelt...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3562 9182 3574 9176 3574 9160 3547 9134
      3540 9150 3539 9171
time... Mot... loc 2310z 319deg 19kt 3558 9164


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