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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:14 AM CDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this
evening for parts of south central Arkansas and for north central
Louisiana.

* Event... high pressure aloft, hot temperatures and high relative
humidity levels will result in heat index values rising to
between 105 and 110 degrees.

* Timing... noon until 7 PM CDT today.

* Impact... heat related illnesses will be possible for those
involved in outdoor activity and home bound persons without air
conditioning or circulating air.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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. 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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