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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:33 AM CDT on July 24, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 24, 2016


... Heat advisory in effect from 10 am this morning to 7 PM CDT
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has reissued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 10 am this morning to 7 PM CDT
this evening.

* Event... a weakening upper level ridge of high pressure will
maintain very hot and humid conditions over the area.
Temperatures in the mid to upper 90s... combined with the high
humidity... will maintain heat index values from 105 to 109
degrees through sunset.

* Timing... from late morning through early evening.

* Impact... a heat advisory means that hot temperatures and high
humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat
related illnesses are possible. Caution is recommended for
those who will be outdoors.

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, before, during and after
exposure to the heat. Stay in an air- conditioned room if possible
and stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.



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