... Heat advisory now in effect until 7 PM CDT Wednesday...
The heat advisory is now in effect until 7 PM CDT Wednesday.
* Areas affected: a large part of Arkansas.
* Heat index: afternoon and early evening heat index values are
expected to reach 105 to 110 degrees... with locations in the
eastern third of the state exceeding 110 degrees.
* Impacts: when it is this hot... and especially for a prolonged
time... heat illnesses become more of a concern.
A heat advisory means that a combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat
illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids... go to an air-
conditioned room... stay out of the sun... and check up on
relatives and neighbors.
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Statement as of 2:21 PM CDT on July 28, 2015