Benton Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:21 PM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening...
... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 9 PM CDT Friday...

* heat index values... 105 to 110 degrees both this afternoon and
Friday afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will create a dangerous situation in which heat
illnesses are possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink
plenty of water.

Never leave people or pets in a closed, parked vehicle, as
temperatures inside can reach over 150 degrees quickly, resulting
in heat stroke and death.

Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded
location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 911.