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WWUS74 KLIX 200421  
NPWLIX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
1121 PM CDT THU JUL 19 2018  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR FRIDAY
 
 
.HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY VALUES WILL CAUSE  
TEMPERATURES TO FEEL LIKE 108 TO 110 DEGREES DURING THE HEAT OF  
THE DAY ON FRIDAY, ESPECIALLY TO THE WEST OF INTERSTATE 55. THE  
HEAT IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND, AND ADVISORIES  
WILL LIKELY BE NECESSARY FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND  
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  
 
LAZ034>037-039-046>050-056-057-071-072-MSZ068>071-201230-  
/O.CON.KLIX.HT.Y.0004.180720T1600Z-180721T0100Z/  
POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-WASHINGTON-  
IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-  
ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-  
WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW ROADS, LETTSWORTH, LIVONIA, SPILLMAN,  
ST. FRANCISVILLE, WAKEFIELD, JACKSON, CLINTON, FELPS, DARLINGTON,  
EASLEYVILLE, GREENSBURG, MONTPELIER, BOGALUSA, ENON, FRANKLINTON,  
BAYOU SORREL, PLAQUEMINE, WHITE CASTLE, PORT ALLEN, ADDIS,  
BRUSLY, BATON ROUGE, GONZALES, DONALDSONVILLE, PRAIRIEVILLE,  
DENHAM SPRINGS, WATSON, WALKER, PIERRE PART, LABADIEVILLE,  
PAINCOURTVILLE, CONVENT, LUTCHER, GRAMERCY, AMITE, KENTWOOD,  
ROSELAND, WILMER, HAMMOND, ROBERT, PONCHATOULA, CENTREVILLE,  
DOLOROSA, FORT ADAMS, WOODVILLE, GILLSBERG, GLOSTER, SMITHDALE,  
LIBERTY, MCCOMB, DEXTER, SALEM, AND TYLERTOWN  
1121 PM CDT THU JUL 19 2018  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM CDT  
FRIDAY...  
 
* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 108 TO 110 DEGREES.  
 
* DURATION...6 TO 8 HOURS.  
 
* IMPACTS...PROLONGED OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES COULD LEAD TO HEAT  
RELATED ILLNESS IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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  
NEIGHBORS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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