Saline Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 3:47 AM CDT on August 23, 2014

...Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a heat advisory...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* Event...heat index values will reach 105 to near 110 degrees.

* Areas affected...much of northern...central and eastern Arkansas.

* Timing...heat index values will peak between 1 PM CDT to 7 PM CDT.

* Impacts...the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create a situation in which heat related 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. When possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air- conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives...neighbors and out door pets.

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