Shreveport, LA

12:46 AM CDT on August 21, 2019 (GMT -0500)
Shreveport Regional | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 256 ft 32.45 °N, 93.83 °W | Updated 50 minutes ago

Scattered Clouds
Scattered Clouds
80 °F
Feels Like 85 °F
N
5
Wind Variable Wind from SSE

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 28000 ft
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:43 AM 7:53 PM
Waning Gibbous, 73% visible
METAR KSHV 210456Z 16004KT 10SM SCT280 27/24 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP170 T02670244
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 28000 ft
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:43 AM 7:53 PM
Waning Gibbous, 73% visible
METAR KSHV 210456Z 16004KT 10SM SCT280 27/24 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP170 T02670244

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:54 PM CDT Aug. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Wednesday...

* event... an upper level ridge will remain in place across the
Southern Plains through Wednesday, resulting in afternoon
temperatures again climbing into the mid 90s to near 100
degrees. Southerly winds will maintain the high humidity
through Wednesday, with resultant heat indices ranging from
105 to 110 degrees. Limited relief from the heat is expected
tonight, with low temperatures only falling briefly into the
mid and upper 70s.

* Timing... through 7 PM CDT Wednesday.

* Impact... high heat index readings will increase the risk of
heat-related illnesses.

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.



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