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Covington Police Department
Wednesday September 4th, 2019 :: 01:48 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Heat Advisory until 06:00PM Thursday

...DANGEROUS HEAT CONDITIONS LATE THURSDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON... .Strong subsidence and above normal temperatures will combine on Thursday creating heat index values that will range from 108 to near 113 degrees. The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 6 PM CDT Thursday.

* TEMPERATURE...Upper 90s to near 100 degrees with heat indices from 108 to near 113 degrees.

* DURATION...5 to 6 hours

* IMPACTS...High heat index values will cause an increased risk of heat-related illnesses including heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ASSUMPTION ... ST. CHARLES ... WEST BATON ROUGE ... UPPER TERREBONNE ... ST. JAMES ... ST. TAMMANY ... WEST FELICIANA ... UPPER JEFFERSON ... NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA ... ST. HELENA ... SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA ... EAST FELICIANA ... ASCENSION ... IBERVILLE ... UPPER LAFOURCHE ... EAST BATON ROUGE ... POINTE COUPEE ... LIVINGSTON ... ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

Instructions:

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.

Address/Location
Covington Police Department
609 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 985-892-8500

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Heat Advisory

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