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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:10 PM CDT Aug. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday...

* event... high pressure aloft across the area will allow for
temperatures to climb into the middle to upper nineties. These
temperatures along with low level moisture will produce heat
indices of 105 to 109 degrees.

* Timing... heat indicies will be near 105 to 109 in the afternoon
and early evening before lowering.

* Impact... precautions should be taken to prevent heat related
illnesses, including limiting outdoor work activities to the
morning before temperatures rise and early evening after the
readings lower.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Take frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments. 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.

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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Special Statement
Issued: 6:42 PM CDT Aug. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for central Caldwell Parish until 730
PM CDT...

At 642 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Columbia, moving west at 10 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Columbia, Clarks, Grayson and Riverton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3217 9204 3206 9202 3200 9213 3217 9218
time... Mot... loc 2342z 078deg 8kt 3210 9209


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642 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

... Significant weather advisory for central Caldwell Parish until 730
PM CDT...

At 642 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Columbia, moving west at 10 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Columbia, Clarks, Grayson and Riverton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3217 9204 3206 9202 3200 9213 3217 9218
time... Mot... loc 2342z 078deg 8kt 3210 9209


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