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Heat Advisory Extended Until Wednesday 7pm

Action Recommended

Execute a pre-planned activity identified in the instructions

Issued By

Shreveport – LA, US, National Weather Service

Affected Area

Much of our four state area of southern Arkansas, northern Louisiana, eastern Texas and southeast Oklahoma

Description

…HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY…

WHAT…Heat index values from 105 to 109 degrees are expected.

WHERE…Much of our four state area of southern Arkansas, northern Louisiana, eastern Texas and southeast Oklahoma.

WHEN…Until 7 PM CDT Wednesday.

IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… 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.

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