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County,
Heat Advisory issued August 09 at 3:50PM CDT until August 10 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:50 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015
Expires: 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT EXPECTED ACROSS THE MID SOUTH THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY...
.AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY HAS PRODUCED TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S. HUMIDITY
LEVELS WILL ALSO REMAIN HIGH...DUE IN PART TO RECENT RAINFALL. THE
COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY CONTRIBUTE TO HIGH HEAT INDICES
THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
THE HEAT WILL CONTINUE ON MONDAY... PARTICULARLY OVER EAST
CENTRAL ARKANSAS...NORTH MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE.
HIGHER DEWPOINTS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP FROM NORTHEAST ARKANSAS...
EASTWARD THROUGH THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL AND NORTHWEST TENNESSEE.
AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MONDAY OVER
PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AND NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI...
WITH A HEAT ADVISORY FOR THE MOST OF THE REMAINDER OF THE
MIDSOUTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND LOCALIZED AREAS OF HIGHER
DEWPOINTS WILL LIKELY AFFECT HEAT INDICES MONDAY AFTERNOON.
A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL BRING DRIER AND SLIGHTLY COOLER AIR
TO THE MIDSOUTH ON TUESDAY.
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT MONDAY...
* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 TO 109 DEGREES.
* TIMING...HEAT INDICES WILL LIKELY PEAK BETWEEN 2 PM TO 5 PM.
* IMPACTS...INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES INCLUDING
HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
TAKEN.

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