Weather Alerts

Heat Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Walthall
  • Pike

Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-
St. Tammany-Iberville-West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-
Livingston-Assumption-St. James-St. John The Baptist-
Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-Upper Jefferson-Orleans-
Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-Upper Terrebonne-
Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-
Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
Including the cities of New Roads, Lettsworth, Livonia, Spillman,
St. Francisville, Wakefield, Jackson, Clinton, Felps, Darlington,
Easleyville, Greensburg, Montpelier, Bogalusa, Enon, Franklinton,
Slidell, Mandeville, Covington, Lacombe, 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, Laplace, Reserve, Thibodaux, Raceland, Larose,
Destrehan, Norco, Metairie, Kenner, East New Orleans,
New Orleans, Belle Chasse, Chalmette, Violet, Houma, Bayou Cane,
Chauvin, Cocodrie, Dulac, Montegut, Galliano, Cut Off,
Golden Meadow, Leeville, Buras, Pointe A La Hache, Port Sulphur,
Boothville, Venice, Empire, Myrtle Grove, Yscloskey, Amite,
Kentwood, Roseland, Wilmer, Hammond, Robert, Ponchatoula,
Centreville, Dolorosa, Fort Adams, Woodville, Gillsberg, Gloster,
Smithdale, Liberty, McComb, Dexter, Salem, Tylertown, Crossroads,
McNeil, Picayune, Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Diamondhead, Gulfport,
Pascagoula, Ocean Springs, Moss Point, Gautier, and St. Martin
1100 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 7 PM CDT
THURSDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...heat index values of 105 to 110

* DURATION...4 to 6 hours

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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Heat Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Claiborne
  • Simpson
  • Copiah
  • Yazoo
  • Warren
  • Madison
  • Rankin
  • Hinds
  • Issaquena
  • Jefferson
  • Franklin
  • Lincoln
  • Adams

Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
Sunflower-Leflore-Carroll-Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Issaquena-
Sharkey-Yazoo-Madison MS-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Claiborne-Copiah-
Simpson-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, Bastrop, Oak Grove,
Epps, Lake Providence, Rayville, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnsboro,
Jonesville, Harrisonburg, Newellton, St. Joseph, Waterproof,
Vidalia, Ferriday, West Ferriday, Cleveland, Indianola,
Ruleville, Greenwood, Vaiden, North Carrollton, Carrollton,
Greenville, Belzoni, Isola, Durant, Tchula, Lexington, Pickens,
Goodman, Mayersville, Rolling Fork, Anguilla, Yazoo City,
Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Vicksburg, Jackson, Pearl, Brandon,
Richland, Port Gibson, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst, Wesson,
Magee, Mendenhall, Fayette, Natchez, Bude, Roxie, Meadville,
and Brookhaven
1023 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 7 PM CDT
THURSDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the lower 90s with peak
afternoon heat index values ranging from 105 to 109 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses may be possible for those
outdoors in unshaded areas without proper precautions taken.

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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