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Head advisory July 7 until 7 p.m. for Hempstead, Nevada Counties

Event:Heat Advisory from National Weather Service in Shreveport
Alert:…HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY… * WHAT…Heat index values up to 109. * WHERE…All of north central and northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, south central and southwest Arkansas and east and northeast Texas. * WHEN…Until 7 PM CDT Friday. * IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
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.
Target Area:Columbia
Hempstead
Howard
Lafayette
Little River
Miller
Nevada
Sevier
Union
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