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WWUS74 KLCH 071630  
NPWLCH  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1130 AM CDT SAT SEP 7 2019  
   
..DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
.DRIER AIR IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE  
COMBINED WITH STRONG SUBSIDENCE WILL SUPPRESS TO JUST FAIR WEATHER  
CUMULUS THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO APPROACH  
TRIPLE DIGITS WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE 105 TO 111 RANGE.  
 
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-  
072300-  
/O.CON.KLCH.HT.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-190907T2300Z/  
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-  
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-  
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-  
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-  
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-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, CROWLEY,  
RAYNE, BRANCH, CHURCH POINT, RICHARD, LAFAYETTE, BREAUX BRIDGE,  
CADE, ST. MARTINVILLE, ABBEVILLE, INTRACOASTAL CITY, MEAUX,  
FORKED ISLAND, KAPLAN, NEW IBERIA, MORGAN CITY, BURNS POINT,  
CENTERVILLE, FRANKLIN, PATTERSON, BERWICK, BAYOU VISTA,  
STEPHENSVILLE, HACKBERRY, JOHNSON BAYOU, GRAND LAKE, KLONDIKE,  
CAMERON, CREOLE, GRAND CHENIER, RUTHERFORD BEACH, TOWN BLUFF,  
FRED, HILLISTER, IVANHOE, SPURGER, WARREN, WOODVILLE, LUMBERTON,  
SILSBEE, BEAUMONT, SABINE PASS, SEA RIM STATE PARK, ORANGE,  
VIDOR, BRIDGE CITY, HOLLY SPRINGS, JASPER, KIRBYVILLE,  
MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, MT. UNION, ROGANVILLE, BURKEVILLE, FARRSVILLE,  
JAMESTOWN, NEWTON, WIERGATE, BLEAKWOOD, CALL, GIST, BUNA,  
EVADALE, AND DEWEYVILLE  
1130 AM CDT SAT SEP 7 2019  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HIGHS OF 95 TO 100 DEGREES WITH HEAT  
INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 111  
 
* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT MAY LEAD TO HEAT  
STRESS AND RELATED ILLNESSES.  
 
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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