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Heat Advisory
Issued: 12:53 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* event... heat index values of 105 to 110 are expected to prevail
through early evening.

* Areas affected... parts of central and southern Arkansas.

* Impacts... a heat advisory means a period of hot temperatures
and elevated humidity levels will produce high heat index
values. It may create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible.

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.




Public Information Statement
Issued: 3:12 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... NWS damage survey for 07/20-21/2018 severe thunderstorms...

.Russellville wind damage...

Peak wind /E/: 75-85 mph
fatalities: none known
injuries: none known

Start date: Jul 21 2018
start time: 218 am CDT
start location: Russellville / Pope / AR

End date: Jul 21 2018
end time: 221 am CDT
end location: Russellville / Pope / AR

Survey_summary:
several trees were uprooted. One was blown onto a fence, and another was
blown onto an electrical transformer. Several buildings had signs blown in
and shingles peeled off of roofs. Winds blew in the glass doors of fred's
pharmacy, and a window at rose pharmacy.

All damage was consistent with straight-line winds of 75-85 mph.

.Atkins wind damage...

Peak wind /E/: 75-80 mph
fatalities: none known
injuries: none known

Start date: Jul 21 2018
start time: 230 am CDT
start location: Atkins / Pope / AR

End date: Jul 21 2018
end time: 233 am CDT
end location: Atkins / Pope / AR

Survey_summary:
several power poles were snapped in half. Large tree limbs were blown down.
A large tree was snapped in half. The damage was in about a two-mile area
from Atkins to near Lake Atkins.

All damage was consistent with straight-line winds of 75-80 mph.

Note:
damage surveys are still ongoing, and this statement will be updated as
necessary.

The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


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312 PM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

... NWS damage survey for 07/20-21/2018 severe thunderstorms...

.Russellville wind damage...

Peak wind /E/: 75-85 mph
fatalities: none known
injuries: none known

Start date: Jul 21 2018
start time: 218 am CDT
start location: Russellville / Pope / AR

End date: Jul 21 2018
end time: 221 am CDT
end location: Russellville / Pope / AR

Survey_summary:
several trees were uprooted. One was blown onto a fence, and another was
blown onto an electrical transformer. Several buildings had signs blown in
and shingles peeled off of roofs. Winds blew in the glass doors of fred's
pharmacy, and a window at rose pharmacy.

All damage was consistent with straight-line winds of 75-85 mph.

.Atkins wind damage...

Peak wind /E/: 75-80 mph
fatalities: none known
injuries: none known

Start date: Jul 21 2018
start time: 230 am CDT
start location: Atkins / Pope / AR

End date: Jul 21 2018
end time: 233 am CDT
end location: Atkins / Pope / AR

Survey_summary:
several power poles were snapped in half. Large tree limbs were blown down.
A large tree was snapped in half. The damage was in about a two-mile area
from Atkins to near Lake Atkins.

All damage was consistent with straight-line winds of 75-80 mph.

Note:
damage surveys are still ongoing, and this statement will be updated as
necessary.

The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


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