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Heat Advisory

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

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...HEAT ADVISORY 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.


Lafayette
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 75°
Feels Like: 95°
New Iberia
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 97°
Ville Platte
Clear
91° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 102°
Abbeville
Partly Cloudy
87° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 75°
Feels Like: 94°
Crowley
Partly Cloudy
85° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 75°
Feels Like: 99°
St. Martinville
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 97°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
91° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 102°
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