Heat Advisory in Effect Today for Three Region 8 Counties - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Memphis, TN

Heat Advisory in Effect Today for Three Region 8 Counties

AUGUST 7, 2006 - Posted at 7:50 a.m. CDT

 

MEMPHIS, TN - A heat advisory is in effect today in five counties in eastern Arkansas, including three in Region 8.  The National Weather Service says high temperatures are to persist across Arkansas.

The counties under the heat advisory include Crittenden, Cross and St. Francis in Region 8, as well as Lee and Phillips counties.

The weather services advises that some thunderstorms are possible today, and some storms could become severe.

Forecasters also say there is no break from the heat seen for the next few days.

Three deaths in Arkansas have been blamed on the heat.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Soldier surprises kids at school

    Soldier surprises kids at school

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 10:15 PM EST2017-12-13 03:15:06 GMT
    Tuesday, December 12 2017 10:28 PM EST2017-12-13 03:28:18 GMT
    (Source: Poplar Bluff Middle School via Facebook)(Source: Poplar Bluff Middle School via Facebook)

    A soldier in the Missouri Army National Guard surprised his fifth grader during an assembly on Dec. 8 in Poplar Bluff.

    A soldier in the Missouri Army National Guard surprised his fifth grader during an assembly on Dec. 8 in Poplar Bluff.

  • breaking

    Woman killed in crash on Highway 67

    Woman killed in crash on Highway 67

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 9:58 PM EST2017-12-13 02:58:22 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Highway 67, just south of Pocahontas, has reopened after a two-vehicle crash. 

    Highway 67, just south of Pocahontas, has reopened after a two-vehicle crash. 

  • A-State Red Wolves leave for bowl game

    A-State Red Wolves leave for bowl game

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 9:43 PM EST2017-12-13 02:43:18 GMT
    Tuesday, December 12 2017 9:54 PM EST2017-12-13 02:54:44 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Arkansas State Red Wolves left for their the Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, AL on Tuesday.

    The Arkansas State Red Wolves left for their the Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, AL on Tuesday.

Powered by Frankly