338  
WWUS74 KSHV 170838  
NPWSHV  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA  
338 AM CDT WED JUL 17 2019  
 
...A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE FOUR STATE REGION  
TODAY...  
 
ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-  
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-180000-  
/O.NEW.KSHV.HT.Y.0005.190717T1500Z-190718T0000Z/  
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-  
COLUMBIA-UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-DE SOTO-  
RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-  
GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-  
MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-  
PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-SAN AUGUSTINE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DE QUEEN, NASHVILLE, MINERAL SPRINGS,  
DIERKS, ASHDOWN, HOPE, PRESCOTT, TEXARKANA, STAMPS, LEWISVILLE,  
BRADLEY, MAGNOLIA, EL DORADO, SHREVEPORT, BOSSIER CITY, MINDEN,  
SPRINGHILL, HOMER, HAYNESVILLE, RUSTON, FARMERVILLE, BERNICE,  
MANSFIELD, STONEWALL, LOGANSPORT, COUSHATTA, MARTIN, ARCADIA,  
RINGGOLD, GIBSLAND, JONESBORO, MONROE, MANY, ZWOLLE,  
PLEASANT HILL, NATCHITOCHES, WINNFIELD, COLFAX, MONTGOMERY,  
DRY PRONG, CLARKS, GRAYSON, COLUMBIA, JENA, MIDWAY, OLLA, IDABEL,  
BROKEN BOW, CLARKSVILLE, BOGATA, MOUNT VERNON, MOUNT PLEASANT,  
PITTSBURG, DAINGERFIELD, LONE STAR, NAPLES, OMAHA, ATLANTA,  
LINDEN, HUGHES SPRINGS, QUEEN CITY, MINEOLA, WINNSBORO, QUITMAN,  
HAWKINS, GILMER, BIG SANDY, JEFFERSON, TYLER, LONGVIEW, MARSHALL,  
JACKSONVILLE, RUSK, HENDERSON, CARTHAGE, NACOGDOCHES, CENTER,  
LUFKIN, SAN AUGUSTINE, HEMPHILL, AND PINELAND  
338 AM CDT WED JUL 17 2019  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT  
THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A HEAT  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT  
THIS EVENING.  
 
* EVENT...WHEN COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S,  
AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES WILL RANGE FROM NEAR 105 TO NEAR 108  
DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST OF THE FOUR STATE REGION.  
 
* TIMING...VALID 10 AM THROUGH 7 PM TODAY.  
 
* IMPACT...HIGH HEAT INDEX READINGS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF  
HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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