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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
946 PM CDT Mon Jul 26 2021

LAZ034>037-039-046>050-056>061-063>065-071-072-075>078-MSZ068>071-
077-080-271200-
/O.CON.KLIX.HT.Y.0006.210727T1500Z-210728T0000Z/
Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-
Iberville-West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-Livingston-
Assumption-St. James-St. John The Baptist-Upper Lafourche-
St. Charles-Upper Jefferson-Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-
Upper Terrebonne-Northern Tangipahoa-Southern Tangipahoa-
Northwest St. Tammany-Southeast St. Tammany-Western Orleans-
Eastern Orleans-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-Hancock-
Including the cities of New Roads, Lettsworth, Livonia, Spillman,
St. Francisville, Wakefield, Jackson, Clinton, Felps, Darlington,
Easleyville, Greensburg, Montpelier, Bogalusa, Enon, Franklinton,
Bayou Sorrel, Plaquemine, White Castle, Port Allen, Addis,
Brusly, Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Donaldsonville, Prairieville,
Denham Springs, Watson, Walker, Pierre Part, Labadieville,
Paincourtville, Convent, Lutcher, Gramercy, Laplace, Reserve,
Thibodaux, Raceland, Larose, Destrehan, Norco, Metairie, Kenner,
Belle Chasse, Chalmette, Violet, Houma, Bayou Cane, Amite,
Kentwood, Roseland, Wilmer, Hammond, Robert, Ponchatoula,
Mandeville, Covington, Lacombe, Slidell, New Orleans,
East New Orleans, Centreville, Dolorosa, Fort Adams, Woodville,
Gillsberg, Gloster, Smithdale, Liberty, McComb, Dexter, Salem,
Tylertown, Crossroads, McNeil, Poplarville, Picayune,
Bay St. Louis, Waveland, and Diamondhead
946 PM CDT Mon Jul 26 2021

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values near 110 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of southern Mississippi and southeast
  Louisiana.

* WHEN...From 10 AM to 7 PM CDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
  illnesses to occur.

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.

&&

$$



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