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Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Acadia; Allen; Beauregard; Calcasieu; East Cameron; Evangeline; Iberia; Jefferson Davis; Lafayette; Lower St. Martin; St. Mary; Upper St. Martin; Vermilion; Vernon; West Cameron

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 110 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central, south central, southwest and west central Louisiana and southeast Texas.

* WHEN...From noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

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.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Avoyelles; Rapides; St. Landry

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 115 expected.

* WHERE...Rapides, Avoyelles and St. Landry Parishes.

* WHEN...From noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

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.


Lafayette
Partly Cloudy
91° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 76°
Feels Like: 100°
New Iberia
Partly Cloudy
91° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 76°
Feels Like: 104°
Ville Platte
Partly Cloudy
94° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 111°
Abbeville
Partly Cloudy
90° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 76°
Feels Like: 99°
Crowley
Partly Cloudy
89° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 76°
Feels Like: 101°
St. Martinville
Partly Cloudy
91° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 75°
Feels Like: 104°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
94° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 75°
Feels Like: 111°
Dangerous heat expected this afternoon

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