Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
351 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

.HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO EXCEED 108 DEGREES THIS
AFTERNOON ALONG THE UPPER TEXAS COAST. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
TOWARDS SUNSET AS TEMPERATURES FALL.

TXZ214-236>238-311700-
/O.NEW.KHGX.HT.Y.0001.150731T1800Z-150801T0000Z/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-MATAGORDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...LAKE JACKSON...LEAGUE CITY...
MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...PEARLAND...TEXAS CITY...WINNIE
351 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* EVENT...PEAK HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 109 TO 111 DEGREES.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACT...OVEREXERTION IN THIS HEAT WILL LIKELY LEAD TO
  DEHYDRATION...AND COULD RESULT IN HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT
  STROKE.

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 911.

EACH YEAR...A NUMBER OF FATALITIES OCCUR NATIONWIDE DUE TO
CHILDREN ACCIDENTALLY BEING LEFT IN VEHICLES DURING THE SUMMER
MONTHS. IN THE PAST DOZEN YEARS...500 CHILDREN HAVE DIED DUE TO
HYPERTHERMIA AFTER BEING LEFT IN OR GAINING ACCESS TO CARS. NEVER
LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE NOT EVEN FOR A
MINUTE. REMEMBER...BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT.

&&

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