912  
NOUS44 KSHV 172148  
PNSSHV  
ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-  
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-181000-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA  
448 PM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016  
   
..PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE CENTERS  
FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC):  
 
DURING EXTREME HEAT IT IS IMPORTANT FOR CITIZENS TO REMEMBER THE  
FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE AND HEALTH AND THAT OF  
YOUR FAMILY:  
 
STAY IN AIR CONDITIONED BUILDINGS.  
 
CONTACT YOUR LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO LOCATE PUBLIC ACCESS AIR-  
CONDITIONED CENTERS OR COOLING CENTERS IN YOUR AREA.  
 
DO NOT RELY ON A FAN AS YOUR PRIMARY COOLING DEVICE.  
 
LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITY, ESPECIALLY MIDDAY WHEN IT IS THE HOTTEST  
PART OF THE DAY AND AVOID DIRECT SUNLIGHT.  
 
WEAR LOOSE, LIGHTWEIGHT, LIGHT-COLORED CLOTHING.  
 
TAKE COOL SHOWERS OR BATHS TO LOWER YOUR BODY TEMPERATURES.  
 
CHECK ON AT-RISK FRIENDS (SUCH AS OLDER ADULTS), FAMILY, AND  
NEIGHBORS AT LEAST TWICE A DAY.  
 
DO NOT LEAVE PETS OR CHILDREN IN PARKED CARS.  
 
STAY HYDRATED.  
 
DRINK MORE THAN USUAL AND DON'T WAIT UNTIL YOU ARE THIRSTY TO  
DRINK.  
 
AVOID ALCOHOL OR LIQUIDS CONTAINING HIGH AMOUNTS OF SUGAR.  
 
MAKE SURE YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND NEIGHBORS ARE DRINKING ENOUGH  
WATER.  
 
STAY INFORMED AND CHECK YOUR LOCAL NEWS FOR EXTREME HEAT WARNINGS  
AND SAFETY TIPS. VISIT HTTPS://EMERGENCY.CDC.GOV/DISASTERS/EXTREMEHEAT/  
TO FIND TIPS FOR PREVENTING HEAT SICKNESS AND INFORMATION ABOUT  
THE SYMPTOMS OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS. KEEP YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY  
AND NEIGHBORS AWARE OF WEATHER AND HEAT SAFETY INFORMATION. FOR  
MORE LIFE-SAVING HEALTH RELATED INFORMATION CALL 1-800-CDC-INFO OR  
GOTO HTTPS://EMERGENCY.CDC.GOV/DISASTERS/EXTREMEHEAT/  
 

 
 
MAYEAUX  
 
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