404  
WWUS74 KLCH 140803  
NPWLCH  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
303 AM CDT TUE JUL 14 2020  
 
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-  
150100-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.HT.Y.0005.200714T1600Z-200715T0100Z/  
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  
303 AM CDT TUE JUL 14 2020  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM  
CDT THIS EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 108 AND 112 EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, SOUTH CENTRAL, SOUTHWEST AND WEST  
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* 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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