Alexandria, LA

1:42 AM CDT on August 17, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Charles Park | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 72 ft 31.28 °N, 92.48 °W | Updated 3 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
76.8 °F
Feels Like 77 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 77 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:36 AM 7:50 PM
Waning Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KAEX 170553Z 17004KT 7SM CLR 26/26 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP161 T02560256 10267 20256 403220239 53003
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 77 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:36 AM 7:50 PM
Waning Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KAEX 170553Z 17004KT 7SM CLR 26/26 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP161 T02560256 10267 20256 403220239 53003

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:23 PM CDT Aug. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from 9 am to 7 PM CDT Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from 9 am to 7 PM CDT Thursday.

* Temperature... 93 to 95 degrees with dew points between 76 and 79
degrees.

* Max apparent temperature... 108 to 110 degrees.

* Impacts... prolonged exposure to the heat outdoors, in unshaded
places, without proper hydration, and other precautionary
actions, may result in heat related illnesses.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

   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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

   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.



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