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Arkansas, Polk

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 2:48 PM CDT on July 24, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on July 24, 2016


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening...

* event: afternoon heat index values will reach 100 to near 105
degrees this afternoon.

* 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.



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