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Covington Police Department
Thursday June 23rd, 2022 :: 01:20 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Heat Advisory until 10:00AM Friday

* WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, heat index values in excess of 112 degrees. For the Heat Advisory, heat index values between 108 and 112.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast and southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana.

* WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, from 10 AM to 7 PM CDT Friday. For the Heat Advisory, until 10 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities. Overnight lows in the 80s, especially in urban areas, will not provide much relief from the heat for those that do not have access to air conditioning or shelters.

* AFFECTED AREAS: WEST BATON ROUGE ... EAST BATON ROUGE ... ST. JAMES ... ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST ... ST. CHARLES ... UPPER ST. BERNARD ... SOUTHEAST ST. TAMMANY ... WESTERN ORLEANS ... EASTERN ORLEANS ... NORTHERN ST. TAMMANY ... SOUTHWESTERN ST. TAMMANY ... CENTRAL TANGIPAHOA ... LOWER TANGIPAHOA ... NORTHERN LIVINGSTON ... SOUTHERN LIVINGSTON ... WESTERN ASCENSION ... EASTERN ASCENSION ... UPPER JEFFERSON ... LOWER JEFFERSON ... UPPER PLAQUEMINES ... CENTRAL PLAQUEMINES ... HANCOCK ... HARRISON ... JACKSON

Instructions:

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.

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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