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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
903 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

TNZ005-006-023>025-056>058-060-093>095-210000-
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-HOUSTON-HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-
MAURY-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...ERIN...WAVERLY...
DICKSON...LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...COLUMBIA...
WAYNESBORO...LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
903 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES ACROSS WESTERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE TO
REACH 103 TO 105 DEGREES TODAY...

AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO DEVELOP
ACROSS THE MID STATE...TEMPERATURES WILL BE ON THE INCREASE. THE
COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY THAT IS IN PLACE WILL ALLOW HEAT
INDEX VALUES TO REACH THE 102 TO 105 DEGREE RANGE ACROSS WESTERN
PORTIONS OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

IF YOU MUST BE OUTDOORS...PEOPLE SHOULD TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE HEAT. SLOW DOWN...WEAR LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING
AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER OR OTHER NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. CHECK
ON THE ELDERLY AND ABOVE ALL...DO NOT LEAVE SMALL CHILDREN
UNATTENDED INSIDE A VEHICLE FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME.

THE HEAT IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT
WEEK.

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
358 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-202100-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTHEIMER...AMITY...ARKADELPHIA...
ARKANSAS CITY...ASH FLAT...AUGUSTA...AVILLA...BATESVILLE...
BAUXITE...BEARDEN...BEE BRANCH...BEEBE...BENTON...BISMARCK...
BONNERDALE...BOONEVILLE...BRINKLEY...BRYANT...BULL SHOALS...
CABOT...CALICO ROCK...CAMDEN...CAVE CITY...CENTER RIDGE...
CHIDESTER...CLARENDON...CLARKSVILLE...CLINTON...CONWAY...
COTTON PLANT...DANVILLE...DARDANELLE...DE VALLS BLUFF...DE WITT...
DEER...DES ARC...DONALDSON...DRASCO...DUMAS...EL PASO...ENGLAND...
FAIRFIELD BAY...FLIPPIN...FORDYCE...FOURCHE JUNCTION...
GASSVILLE...GEORGETOWN...GILLETT...GLENWOOD...GOULD...GRADY...
GRAVELLY...GREENBRIER...GREERS FERRY...GURDON...HAMPTON...HARDY...
HARRISON...HASKELL...HAZEN...HEBER SPRINGS...HECTOR...HERMITAGE...
HORSESHOE BEND...HOT SPRINGS...HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE...HOUSTON...
HUMNOKE...HUMPHREY...JACKSONVILLE...JASPER...JESSIEVILLE...
KINGSLAND...LACEY...LEAD HILL...LEOLA...LESLIE...LITTLE ROCK...
LONOKE...MALVERN...MAMMOTH SPRING...MARSHALL...MAUMELLE...
MAYFLOWER...MCCRORY...MCGEHEE...MELBOURNE...MENA...MONTICELLO...
MORO BAY...MORRILTON...MOUNT IDA...MOUNT MAGAZINE...
MOUNTAIN HOME...MOUNTAIN VIEW...MURFREESBORO...NEWPORT...
NORFORK...NORMAN...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...OIL TROUGH...OKOLONA...
OLA...OMAHA...OXFORD...OZONE...PARIS...PARON...PELSOR...
PERRYVILLE...PINE BLUFF...PINE RIDGE...PLEASANT PLAINS...POYEN...
PRATTSVILLE...REDFIELD...RISON...ROHWER...ROSE BUD...
RUSSELLVILLE...SALEM...SEARCY...SHERIDAN...SHERWOOD...STAR CITY...
STEPHENS...STUTTGART...SUMMIT...SWIFTON...THORNTON...TUCKERMAN...
VILONIA...VIOLA...WALDRON...WARREN...WESTERN GROVE...WICKES...
WRIGHTSVILLE...Y CITY...YELLVILLE
358 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HOT AND HUMID WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ARKANSAS...

HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH 100 TO AROUND 105 DEGREES TODAY ACROSS
PARTS OF ARKANSAS...DUE TO AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE AND
UPPER 90S...AND COMBINED WITH ELEVATED HUMIDITY LEVELS. CENTRAL AND
EASTERN AREAS OF ARKANSAS WILL HAVE THE HIGHEST POTENTIAL FOR HEAT
INDEX VALUES TO REACH 100 AROUND 105 DEGREES. THE MAIN TIME FRAME
FOR THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE FROM NOON TO AROUND 5 PM
CDT.

EXTRA CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN OUTDOORS THIS AFTERNOON. MAKE
SURE TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT
IN THE HEAT. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME
OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY
MORNING OR EVENING.

$$

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