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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
244 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORIES IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR
PORTIONS OF THE FOUR STATE REGION...

.AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PRODUCE VERY HOT
TEMPERATURES AND ALLOW FOR DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES.

LAZ010-011-018-TXZ096-112-126-138-290000-
/O.CON.KSHV.HT.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150729T0000Z/
DE SOTO-RED RIVER-NATCHITOCHES-CASS-MARION-HARRISON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANSFIELD...STONEWALL...LOGANSPORT...
COUSHATTA...MARTIN...NATCHITOCHES...CLARKSVILLE...BOGATA...
ATLANTA...LINDEN...HUGHES SPRINGS...QUEEN CITY...JEFFERSON...
MARSHALL
244 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* EVENT...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 105 TO 110 DEGREES
  THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON DUE TO HOT TEMPERATURES
  AND HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES.

* TIMING...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE IN EXCESS OF 105 DEGREES
  THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACT...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
  VALUES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH
  HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.

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.

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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