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Cross-Crittenden-St. Francis-Lee AR-Dunklin-Pemiscot-DeSoto-
Including the cities of Pocahontas, Piggott, Corning,
Walnut Ridge, Paragould, Jonesboro, Harrisburg, Blytheville,
Wynne, West Memphis, Forrest City, Marianna, Kennett,
Caruthersville, Southaven, Olive Branch, Ripley TN, Covington,
Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville, Memphis, and Millington
235 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...
* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 to 109 degrees.
* TIMING...During the afternoon and early evening hours Tuesday
* IMPACTS...These conditions will lead to an increased risk of
heat-related illnesses. Heat stroke and dehydration will be
possible for those performing strenuous outdoor activities.
The interior of a vehicle can reach lethal temperatures in a
short period of time.
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
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.