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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Caddo (LAC017) Louisiana Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - Caddo (Louisiana)


Updated:Fri, 14-Aug-2020 7:00pm CDT
Effective:Fri, 14-Aug-2020 7:00pm CDT
Expires:Sat, 15-Aug-2020 8:00pm CDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Bossier; Caddo; De Soto; Natchitoches; Red River; Sabine
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...heat advisory remains in effect until 8 pm cdt saturday...
* what...heat index values between 105 to 109 degrees expected during the late morning, afternoon and early evening hours.
* where...portions of northwest louisiana, southeast oklahoma, southwest arkansas and east and northeast texas.
* when...through 8 pm cdt saturday.
* impacts...hot temperatures and high humidity may quickly lead to heat exhaustion or heat stroke, especially when working outdoors or exerting ones self in direct sunshine.
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