Lower Lafourche

 Heat Advisory  Statement as of 10:08 am CDT on August 23, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect until midnight CDT Sunday night...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect until midnight CDT Sunday night.
The excessive heat watch is no longer in effect.

* Temperature... mid 90s today with heat indices 105 to 108. Mid
70s to around 80 tonight. Mid to upper 90s Sunday with heat
indices 105 to 112.

* Duration... this afternoon through Sunday evening.

* Impacts... cumulative effects from prolonged exposure to hot and
humid temperatures can produce stress on persons that do not
take precautions against the heat.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not leave children or pets unattended in a parked vehicle.
Internal temperatures can rise to 130 degrees in a matter of
minutes and become fatal.

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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