Arkansas 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.



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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