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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
333 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE FOUR STATE AREA FROM 10 AM
THROUGH 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-250000-
/O.NEW.KSHV.HT.Y.0005.160724T1500Z-160725T0000Z/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-DE SOTO-
RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-
GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-
MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-
PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-SAN AUGUSTINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...
MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...STAMPS...LEWISVILLE...BRADLEY...MAGNOLIA...
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...IDABEL...BROKEN BOW...CLARKSVILLE...BOGATA...
MOUNT VERNON...MOUNT PLEASANT...PITTSBURG...DAINGERFIELD...
LONE STAR...NAPLES...OMAHA...ATLANTA...LINDEN...HUGHES SPRINGS...
QUEEN CITY...MINEOLA...WINNSBORO...QUITMAN...HAWKINS...GILMER...
BIG SANDY...JEFFERSON...TYLER...LONGVIEW...MARSHALL...
JACKSONVILLE...RUSK...HENDERSON...CARTHAGE...NACOGDOCHES...
CENTER...LUFKIN...SAN AUGUSTINE...HEMPHILL...PINELAND
333 AM CDT SUN JUL 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1158 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TXZ149-152-165-241700-
CHEROKEE-NACOGDOCHES-ANGELINA-
1158 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST TEXAS AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 90S THIS AFTERNOON OVER
DEEP EAST TEXAS. WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 101 TO 105 DEGREES. THOSE THAT MUST BE
OUTSIDE THIS AFTERNOON SHOULD DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR
LIGHTWEIGHT LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS
SPENDING TIME IN THE SHADE OR IN AIR CONDITIONED FACILITIES WHEN
POSSIBLE. BE SURE TO CHECK ON THE ELDERLY AND PETS...AND SEE THAT
THEY STAY HYDRATED AND ARE ABLE TO STAY COOL.

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.
LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
THE STRONGER STORMS...BEFORE THEY DIMINISH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN CLIMB INTO THE MID AND UPPER 90S
SUNDAY...WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING FROM 101 TO 105 DEGREES.
WHILE ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
SUNDAY...BETTER RAIN CHANCES ARE EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH MUCH OF
NEXT WEEK AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE DRIFTS WEST OVER THE AREA.
LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
THE STRONGER STORMS...BUT SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGERS...SKYWARN NETWORKS...AND AMATEUR
RADIO OPERATORS...SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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