Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
335 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY
FOR NORTHWEST AND NORTHERN LOUISIANA AND PORTIONS OF DEEP EAST
TEXAS AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ARKANSAS...

ARZ073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-TXZ153-166-167-241000-
/O.NEW.KSHV.HT.Y.0010.160824T1700Z-160825T0000Z/
UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-
BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-
CALDWELL-LA SALLE-SHELBY-SAN AUGUSTINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL DORADO...SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...
MINDEN...SPRINGHILL...HOMER...HAYNESVILLE...RUSTON...
FARMERVILLE...BERNICE...MANSFIELD...STONEWALL...LOGANSPORT...
COUSHATTA...MARTIN...ARCADIA...RINGGOLD...GIBSLAND...JONESBORO...
MONROE...MANY...ZWOLLE...PLEASANT HILL...NATCHITOCHES...
WINNFIELD...COLFAX...MONTGOMERY...DRY PRONG...CLARKS...GRAYSON...
COLUMBIA...JENA...MIDWAY...OLLA...CENTER...SAN AUGUSTINE...
HEMPHILL...PINELAND
335 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* EVENT...HOT TEMPERATURES AND ELEVATED RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
  WILL COMBINE TO RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 110
  DEGREES ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...THE HOTTEST PORTION OF WEDNESDAY WILL BE BETWEEN NOON
  AND THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* IMPACT...HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. CAUTION IS
  RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE WHO WILL BE OUTDOORS AND FOR PERSONS
  WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONED RESIDENCES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

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