Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
335 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES TODAY OVER SOUTH TEXAS...

.ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH ABOVE NORMAL DEW
POINTS...RESULTING IN HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 110 AND 116 DEGREES
OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS.

TXZ241>244-246-261800-
/O.NEW.KCRP.HT.Y.0002.140726T1800Z-140727T0100Z/
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-REFUGIO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...
CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...
MATHIS...REFUGIO...WOODSBORO
335 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING. THIS ADVISORY INCLUDES THE COUNTIES OF JIM
WELLS...KLEBERG...NUECES...SAN PATRICIO AND REFUGIO.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 110 DEGREES AND 116 DEGREES.
  THESE VALUES WILL OCCUR FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
  THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...EXTENDED OUTDOOR ACTIVITY COULD LEAD TO HEAT
  EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HEAT INDICES OF 110 DEGREES OR HIGHER
ARE EXPECTED OVER MOST OF THE AREA FOR AT LEAST TWO HOURS.
PROLONGED EXPOSURE COMBINED WITH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COULD CAUSE
HEAT EXHAUSTION AND EVEN HEAT STROKE. THE ELDERLY, THE VERY
YOUNG, THE SICK, AND PEOPLE WITH HEART CONDITIONS ARE MOST AT
RISK IN EXTREME HEAT.

WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT, LIGHT-COLORED CLOTHING, AS IT REFLECTS HEAT AND
SUNLIGHT AND HELPS YOUR BODY STAY COOLER. DRINK PLENTY OF
LIQUIDS, PREFERABLY WATER, EVEN IF YOU DO NOT FEEL THIRSTY. AVOID
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

TRY TO GET OUT OF THE HEAT FOR A FEW HOURS EACH DAY AND INTO AN
AIR CONDITIONED PLACE OR SWIMMING POOL.

REDUCE, ELIMINATE, OR RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO THE
COOLEST TIMES OF THE DAY. IF YOU MUST BE OUTSIDE, REDUCE YOUR
ACTIVITIES. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER, TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS AND WEAR
LIGHT-COLORED CLOTHING.

&&

$$

GW




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