« View county listHeat Advisory
Including the cities of Many, Zwolle, Pleasant Hill,
Natchitoches, Winnfield, Colfax, Montgomery, Dry Prong, Clarks,
Grayson, Columbia, Jena, Midway, Olla, Nacogdoches, Lufkin,
San Augustine, Hemphill, and Pineland
1124 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
* EVENT...Afternoon temperatures are expected to climb into the
mid 90s across Lower parts of East Texas and Lower Northwest and
North Central Louisiana well South of Interstate 20. When
combined with the high humidity, the higher heat indices will
range from 105 to 108 degrees. However, some portions of the
advisory area may be affected by showers and thunderstorms
which will result in cooler temperatures.
* TIMING...through 7 PM CDT.
* IMPACT...Heat related illnesses will be more likely for those
outdoors, especially when out in direct sunlight.
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.
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