« View county listHeat Advisory
Including the cities of Batesville, Clarksville, Russellville,
Newport, Booneville, Paris, Morrilton, Conway, Searcy, Beebe,
Augusta, McCrory, Cotton Plant, Dardanelle, Danville, Ola,
Perryville, Benton, Bryant, Little Rock, North Little Rock,
Cabot, Lonoke, Des Arc, Hazen, Brinkley, and Clarendon
407 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THURSDAY...
* EVENT: Heat index values will rise to around or just over 105
* AREAS AFFECTED: The Arkansas River Valley and the northeastern
delta counties...including metropolitan Little Rock.
* TIMING: Expect the heat index values to warm to around 105
degrees during the late morning hours...persisting at or above
105 degrees through the afternoon hours. Expect heat index
values to drop below 105 degrees during the late afternoon and
early evening hours.
* IMPACTS: Oppressive conditions may lead to heat stroke and
dehydration for people outdoors.
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. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
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.