Event: Heat Advisory
Sender Name: NWS New Orleans LA
Description: * WHAT…Heat index values up to 112 expected.
* WHERE…Portions of southeast and southern Mississippi and
* WHEN…For the Heat Advisory, until 8 PM CDT this evening. For
the Heat Advisory, from 10 AM to 8 PM CDT Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…A few locations could experience heat index
values of 113 to 115 which is considered excessive heat.
* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Lower Terrebonne; Washington; Northern Tangipahoa; Upper Jefferson; Amite; Assumption; Pointe Coupee; Lower Jefferson; Iberville; West Baton Rouge; Lower Plaquemines; Jackson; Upper Lafourche; St. Helena; Pearl River; Pike; Upper St. Bernard; Hancock; Ascension; Lower St. Bernard; St. Charles; Livingston; Southern Tangipahoa; Lower Lafourche; Wilkinson; Orleans; St. Tammany; West Feliciana; St. James; St. John The Baptist; East Feliciana; Walthall; East Baton Rouge; Upper Plaquemines; Harrison; Upper Terrebonne
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4323182-3625009
CAP MessageType: Alert