Excessive Heat Warning for Central Arkansas, Tuesday, August 20

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Heat Index Values are expected to climb above 110° Tuesday afternoon, so the National Weather Service has upgraded the Heat Advisory to an Excessive Heat Warning. It will be in effect from 1 PM – 9 PM, Tuesday.

This is dangerous and potentially deadly heat. Hot temperatures and high humidity will increase the risk of heat-related illness including heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The very young, elderly, and those without access to air-conditioning will be most vulnerable.

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