Heat Advisory in Effect Until 7 PM CDT This Evening

WHAT…Heat index values will range from 105 to 109 in all of
our four state area.

WHERE…For southeast Oklahoma, all of southern Arkansas, all
of northern Louisiana and for northeast and deep east Texas.

WHEN…This heat advisory continues through 7 PM this evening.

IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur to those exposed to these oppressive

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.

Targeted Areas –
Columbia…Hempstead…Howard…Lafayette…Little River…Miller…Nevada…Sevier…Union

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