Shreveport, LA (71110)

8:26 AM CDT on July 23, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Barksdale Air Force Base | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 167 ft 32.50 °N, 93.66 °W | Updated 28 minutes ago

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82 °F
Feels Like 89 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SW

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Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:23 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Gibbous, 85% visible
METAR KBAD 231258Z 23005KT 10SM CLR 28/24 A2999 RMK AO2A SLP156 T02780241
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:23 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Gibbous, 85% visible
METAR KBAD 231258Z 23005KT 10SM CLR 28/24 A2999 RMK AO2A SLP156 T02780241

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 5:18 AM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* event... an upper level ridge of high pressure will maintain very
hot and humid conditions over the area. Temperatures this
afternoon will climb to the upper 90s to near 100 degrees... and
when combined with the humidity... will result in heat indices
ranging from 105 to 110 degrees.

* Timing... through 7 PM CDT this evening.

* Impact... a heat advisory means that hot temperatures and high
humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat
related illnesses are possible. Caution is recommended for
those who will be outdoors.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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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