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Heat advisory declared for multiple counties in SW Arkansas

Event:
Heat Advisory

Alert:…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

* WHAT…Heat index values from 105 to 110 degrees are expected.
* WHERE…All of north central and northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, south central and southwest Arkansas and northeast Texas.
* WHEN…Until 7 PM CDT Monday.
* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

Instructions: Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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.

Target Areas:
Columbia
Hempstead
Howard
Lafayette
Little River
Miller
Nevada
Sevier
Union
Forecast Office:NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

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