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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
910 AM CDT MON SEP 19 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE
ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES ALONG THE UPPER TEXAS COAST THROUGH EARLY
THIS EVENING.

TXZ200-213-214-226-227-235>238-200000-
/O.NEW.KHGX.HT.Y.0014.160919T1600Z-160920T0000Z/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-FORT BEND-GALVESTON-HARRIS-JACKSON-LIBERTY-
MATAGORDA-WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
CLEVELAND...DAYTON...EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...
GALVESTON...HOUSTON...HUMBLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...
LEAGUE CITY...LIBERTY...MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...
PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...
SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...TOMBALL...WHARTON...WINNIE
910 AM CDT MON SEP 19 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

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

* EVENT...ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* IMPACT...HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE CAN QUICKLY HAPPEN TO
  ANYONE WORKING OR PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

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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