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Excessive Heat Watch

Statement as of 4:36 AM CDT on August 23, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on August 25, 2014


... Excessive heat watch in effect through Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued an
excessive heat watch... which is in effect through Sunday evening.

* Temperature... mid 90s today. Upper 70s to lower 80s overnight.
Mid to upper 90s Sunday.

* Duration... this afternoon through Sunday evening.

* Impacts... by Sunday afternoon the 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...

An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a dangerous 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.

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.





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