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Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
320 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...OPPRESSIVE HEAT TO CONTINUE FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN ON
FRIDAY...

.A very muggy air mass will hang around the region through Friday.
A low coverage in showers or thunderstorms is also expected and
this will allow afternoon temperatures to climb into the mid 90s.
This, combined with relative humidity values around 60 percent,
will make the heat index or apparent temperature from the late
morning to afternoon to be in the hazardous category, with
readings from 106 to 110 degrees.

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Vernon-Rapides-Avoyelles-Tyler-Northern Jasper-Northern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Town Bluff, Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe,
Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, and Call
320 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has cancelled the
Heat Advisory.

This area has been worked over by showers and thunderstorms and
dangerous heat conditions are not expected.

$$

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/O.NEW.KLCH.HT.Y.0002.170818T1500Z-170819T0000Z/
/O.CON.KLCH.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170818T0000Z/
Beauregard-Allen-Evangeline-St. Landry-Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-
Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-
Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-East Cameron-Hardin-Jefferson-
Orange-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Gist, Buna, Evadale, and Deweyville
320 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM to 7 PM CDT Friday.

* TEMPERATURE...92 to 95 degrees with dew points between 76 and 80
  degrees.

* MAX APPARENT TEMPERATURE...108 TO 110 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to the heat outdoors, in unshaded
  places, without proper hydration, and other precautionary
  actions, may result in heat related illnesses.

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.

&&

$$

Rua


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