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River Flood Warning
Issued: 2:49 PM Jul. 25, 2021 – National Weather Service
...The Flood Warning is now in effect until early Tuesday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Black River Near Bovina.
* From late tonight to late Monday night.
* At 9:15 AM CDT Sunday the stage was 27.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage just
after midnight tonight to a crest of 28.0 feet just after midnight
tonight. It will then fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet, Low-lying agricultural land near the river
begins to flood.

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Fld   Observed           Forecasts (7 am CDT)
Location       Stg   Stg   Day/Time     Mon   Tue   Wed

Big Black River
Bovina         28.0  27.6  Sun 9 am CDT 28.0  25.9  23.9





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Heat Advisory
Issued: 9:07 AM Jul. 25, 2021 – National Weather Service
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 110 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Louisiana, central, north
central, northwest, south central, southeast, southwest and
west central Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.

* WHEN...For 10 AM to 7 PM CDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will increase the risk for heat related illnesses to
occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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