This morning Rick takes us to Jefferson, Texas to the Marion County Courthouse in today's Where in the ArkLaTex.
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY... * WHAT...HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 110 EXPECTED. * WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST LOUISIANA, SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA, SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND EAST AND NORTHEAST TEXAS. * WHEN...FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY. * IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT ILLNESSES TO OCCUR. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM THE WEST, ALLOWING FOR MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS AND TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB INTO THE MID TO UPPER 90S OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH SOME ISOLATED TRIPLE DIGIT READINGS AS WELL. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL ALLOW FOR HEAT INDEX VALUES TO CLIMB ABOVE 105 DEGREES ACROSS THE ENTIRE FOUR STATE REGION OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. 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 LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE. 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. &&
3 Investigates & ArkLaTex In-Depth
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- Child shot during rolling gun battle on Linwood Ave.
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