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Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:06 AM CDT Jul. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT
this evening...

* event... heat and humidity will combine to produce heat index
values at or above 105 degrees this afternoon to early

* Areas affected... much of central to parts of eastern and
western 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

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... if you work or spend time

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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