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WWUS74 KLCH 201816
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
116 PM CDT Thu Jun 20 2019
...Heat Advisory in effect this afternoon for the entire area...
.Warm moist air will settle in across the heat advisory area this
afternoon with high pressure building aloft. Sinking air this
afternoon will allow temperatures to warm well above normal
creating dangerous heat conditions. Heat advisory conditions
should dissipate as daytime heating ceases.
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Upper St. Martin-St. Mary-
Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-East Cameron-Jefferson-Orange-
Northern Newton-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur,
Breaux Bridge, Cade, St. Martinville, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Beaumont,
Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange, Vidor, Bridge City,
Burkeville, Farrsville, Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood,
Call, and Deweyville
116 PM CDT Thu Jun 20 2019
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.
* TEMPERATURE...Between 91 and 96 degrees.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Between 105 and 110 Degrees.
* IMPACTS...Heat exhaustion or stroke may set in if individuals
and pets are not adequately cooled and/or hydrated.
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
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.