Swartz, LA (71281)

1:38 PM CDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Swartz | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory, Special Statement Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 98 ft 32.56 °N, 92.02 °W | Updated 12 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
92.7 °F
Feels Like 111 °F
N
0.9
Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 2.5 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3300 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4300 ft
Heat Index 111 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 66%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:17 AM 8:11 PM
Waning Gibbous, 74% visible
SPECI KMLU 241814Z 15007KT 120V180 10SM TS FEW026 BKN033 BKN043 32/27 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB08 T03170272 $
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3300 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4300 ft
Heat Index 111 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 66%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:17 AM 8:11 PM
Waning Gibbous, 74% visible
SPECI KMLU 241814Z 15007KT 120V180 10SM TS FEW026 BKN033 BKN043 32/27 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB08 T03170272 $

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:30 AM CDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* event... a weakening upper level ridge of high pressure will
maintain very hot and humid conditions over the area.
Temperatures in the mid to upper 90s... combined with the high
humidity... will maintain heat index values from 105 to 109
degrees through sunset.

* Timing... through early 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... before... during and after
exposure to the heat. Stay in an air- conditioned room if possible
and stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.


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Special Statement
Issued: 1:28 PM CDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for Jackson... northeastern
Bienville... Lincoln... southeastern Claiborne and southwestern
Ouachita parishes until 215 PM CDT...

At 128 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 16
miles southwest of Brownsville-bawcom... or 16 miles southwest of
Brownsville-Bawcomville... moving west at 20 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Ruston... Grambling... Arcadia... Dubach... Choudrant... Simsboro...
Chatham... North Hodge... Vienna... Bienville... Quitman... Eros...
Bryceland... Mineral Springs... Mount Zion... caderville... Unionville...
Corinth... Calhoun and folksville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3219 9239 3239 9305 3281 9276 3279 9272
      3276 9272 3276 9268 3260 9241 3258 9241
      3259 9239 3245 9217
time... Mot... loc 1828z 108deg 18kt 3237 9241


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128 PM CDT sun Jul 24 2016

... Significant weather advisory for Jackson... northeastern
Bienville... Lincoln... southeastern Claiborne and southwestern
Ouachita parishes until 215 PM CDT...

At 128 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 16
miles southwest of Brownsville-bawcom... or 16 miles southwest of
Brownsville-Bawcomville... moving west at 20 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Ruston... Grambling... Arcadia... Dubach... Choudrant... Simsboro...
Chatham... North Hodge... Vienna... Bienville... Quitman... Eros...
Bryceland... Mineral Springs... Mount Zion... caderville... Unionville...
Corinth... Calhoun and folksville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3219 9239 3239 9305 3281 9276 3279 9272
      3276 9272 3276 9268 3260 9241 3258 9241
      3259 9239 3245 9217
time... Mot... loc 1828z 108deg 18kt 3237 9241


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