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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:02 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect until 8 PM CDT Sunday...
... Excessive heat warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM CDT Sunday. The excessive
heat warning has been cancelled.

* Event... maximum heat index values near 105 degrees.

* Timing... this afternoon through this evening and again Sunday
afternoon and evening.

* Impact... heat related illnesses will be possible for those
involved in outdoor activities and home bound persons without
air conditioning or circulated air.

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.






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