Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
439 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-202245-
HOUSTON-TRINITY-MADISON-WALKER-SAN JACINTO-POLK-BURLESON-BRAZOS-
WASHINGTON-GRIMES-MONTGOMERY-LIBERTY-COLORADO-AUSTIN-WALLER-
HARRIS-CHAMBERS-WHARTON-FORT BEND-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-BRAZORIA-
GALVESTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROCKETT...TRINITY...GROVETON...
MADISONVILLE...HUNTSVILLE...SHEPHERD...COLDSPRING...LIVINGSTON...
CORRIGAN...ONALASKA...CALDWELL...LAKE SOMERVILLE...
COLLEGE STATION...BRYAN...BRENHAM...NAVASOTA...THE WOODLANDS...
CONROE...WILLIS...LIBERTY...CLEVELAND...DAYTON...COLUMBUS...
EAGLE LAKE...WEIMAR...SEALY...BELLVILLE...HEMPSTEAD...
PRAIRIE VIEW...BROOKSHIRE...HOUSTON...PASADENA...KATY...TOMBALL...
HUMBLE...WINNIE...MONT BELVIEU...ANAHUAC...EL CAMPO...WHARTON...
PIERCE...SUGAR LAND...MISSOURI CITY...RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...
EDNA...BAY CITY...PALACIOS...PEARLAND...LAKE JACKSON...ALVIN...
ANGLETON...FREEPORT...LEAGUE CITY...TEXAS CITY...FRIENDSWOOD...
GALVESTON
439 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON...

THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES AND HIGH DEW POINTS WILL PRODUCE
AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 AND 110 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS. THE HOTTEST CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED MAINLY BETWEEN 1 PM AND 6 PM CDT.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. IF POSSIBLE...
SLOW DOWN...REDUCE...OR RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES UNTIL
THE COOLEST PART OF THE DAY. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT...LOOSE FITTING...AND
LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING TO REFLECT HEAT AND SUNLIGHT. DRINK PLENTY OF
WATER. AVOID ANY ALCOHOLIC AND CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES.

YOUNG CHILDREN...DISABLED ADULTS AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED
IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. CAR INTERIORS ON HOT SUMMER DAYS
CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

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