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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1040 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-271000-
BOONE-MARION-BAXTER-FULTON-SHARP-NEWTON-SEARCY-STONE-IZARD-
INDEPENDENCE-JOHNSON-POPE-VAN BUREN-CLEBURNE-JACKSON-LOGAN-CONWAY-
FAULKNER-WHITE-WOODRUFF-SCOTT-YELL-PERRY-POLK-MONTGOMERY-GARLAND-
SALINE-PULASKI-LONOKE-PRAIRIE-MONROE-PIKE-CLARK-HOT SPRING-GRANT-
JEFFERSON-ARKANSAS-DALLAS-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-DESHA-OUACHITA-
CALHOUN-BRADLEY-DREW-
1040 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S TODAY...AND COMBINED
WITH ELEVATED HUMIDITY LEVELS...WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM
THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND 105 DEGREES. EXTRA CAUTION SHOULD BE TAKE TO
MINIMIZE THE EFFECTS OF THE HIGH HEAT.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE TODAY...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON TO EVENING...WITH
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS THE PRIMARY THREATS.
THE THREAT OF SEVERE STORMS WILL BE ISOLATED AND LOW. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO BE SEEN IN SPOTS AND LEAD TO LOCALIZED
FLASH FLOODING. AFTER SUNSET THE STORMS WILL GRADUALLY WIND DOWN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE COMING
WEEK...ALTHOUGH RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE A BIT...AND POSSIBLY
LOWER THE TEMPERATURES IN SOME LOCATIONS. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL
REMAIN IN THE 90S...WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM THE UPPER 90S TO
AROUND 105 DEGREES DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

OTHERWISE...CHANCES FOR MORE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ARE FORECAST EACH DAY THIS WEEK AS THE UPPER HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE
WEAKENS A BIT. OTHER THAN CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...SOME GUSTY
WINDS COULD ALSO BE SEEN. GIVEN THE SLOW MOVEMENT OF ANY STORMS...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE...RESULTING IN AN ISOLATED
FLASH FLOOD THREAT. THE THREAT FOR ANY SEVERE STORMS WILL REMAIN
ISOLATED AND LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LZK.

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1036 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

ARZ025-031>034-039-043>047-053>057-062>069-270100-
/O.NEW.KLZK.HT.Y.0006.160726T1536Z-160727T0100Z/
JACKSON-CONWAY-FAULKNER-WHITE-WOODRUFF-PERRY-SALINE-PULASKI-
LONOKE-PRAIRIE-MONROE-CLARK-HOT SPRING-GRANT-JEFFERSON-ARKANSAS-
DALLAS-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-DESHA-OUACHITA-CALHOUN-BRADLEY-DREW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWPORT...MORRILTON...CONWAY...SEARCY...
BEEBE...AUGUSTA...MCCRORY...COTTON PLANT...PERRYVILLE...BENTON...
BRYANT...LITTLE ROCK...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...CABOT...LONOKE...
DES ARC...HAZEN...BRINKLEY...CLARENDON...ARKADELPHIA...MALVERN...
SHERIDAN...PINE BLUFF...STUTTGART...DE WITT...FORDYCE...
KINGSLAND...RISON...STAR CITY...GOULD...DUMAS...MCGEHEE...
CAMDEN...HAMPTON...THORNTON...WARREN...MONTICELLO
1036 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* EVENT...TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE MID AND UPPER 90S BY
  EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...WHICH WILL YIELD HEAT INDEX VALUES OF
  AROUND 105 DEGREES.

* AREAS AFFECTED...MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN ARKANSAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
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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