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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 11:03 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 296 remains in effect until 500 am CDT
for the following locations

. Arkansas counties included are

Arkansas Ashley Bradley
Calhoun Chicot Clark
Cleburne Cleveland Conway
Dallas Desha Drew
Faulkner Garland Grant
Hot Spring Jefferson Lincoln
Lonoke Monroe Ouachita
Perry Pope prairie
Pulaski Saline Van Buren
white Woodruff

Heat Advisory
Issued: 9:12 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM CDT
... Excessive heat warning has expired...

* event... it will be a little cooler on Saturday, with heat index
values of 105 to 110 expected.

* 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

Take extra precautions... if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. 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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