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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:33 AM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 9 PM CDT Sunday...

* event: heat index values will range from 100 to 110 degrees
Saturday and Sunday... during the afternoon and early evening

* Areas affected: much of Arkansas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that 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 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.


Record Report
Issued: 1:56 AM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Record high temperature tied at Little Rock Adams Field...

A record high temperature of 105 degrees was met at Little Rock
Adams Field yesterday. This ties the old record of 105 set in 1943.