092  
WWUS74 KLZK 161927  
NPWLZK  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR  
227 PM CDT THU AUG 16 2018  
 
ARZ016-021-022-025-030>034-037>039-041>047-053>057-062>069-170000-  
/O.NEW.KLZK.HT.Y.0015.180816T1927Z-180817T0000Z/  
INDEPENDENCE-JOHNSON-POPE-JACKSON-LOGAN-CONWAY-FAULKNER-WHITE-  
WOODRUFF-SCOTT-YELL-PERRY-MONTGOMERY-GARLAND-SALINE-PULASKI-  
LONOKE-PRAIRIE-MONROE-CLARK-HOT SPRING-GRANT-JEFFERSON-ARKANSAS-  
DALLAS-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-DESHA-OUACHITA-CALHOUN-BRADLEY-DREW-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BATESVILLE, CLARKSVILLE, RUSSELLVILLE,  
NEWPORT, BOONEVILLE, PARIS, MORRILTON, CONWAY, SEARCY, BEEBE,  
AUGUSTA, MCCRORY, COTTON PLANT, WALDRON, DARDANELLE, DANVILLE,  
OLA, PERRYVILLE, MOUNT IDA, NORMAN, HOT SPRINGS, BENTON, BRYANT,  
LITTLE ROCK, NORTH LITTLE ROCK, CABOT, LONOKE, DES ARC, HAZEN,  
BRINKLEY, CLARENDON, ARKADELPHIA, MALVERN, SHERIDAN, PINE BLUFF,  
STUTTGART, DE WITT, FORDYCE, KINGSLAND, RISON, STAR CITY, GOULD,  
DUMAS, MCGEHEE, CAMDEN, HAMPTON, THORNTON, WARREN, AND MONTICELLO  
227 PM CDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A HEAT  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* EVENT...HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 110 DEGREES ARE LIKELY.  
 
* AREAS AFFECTED...MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ARKANSAS.  
 
* IMPACTS...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.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  

 
 

 
 
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