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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1037 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES THIS AFTERNOON FOR INLAND PORTIONS
OF THE SOUTHERN COASTAL BEND...

.THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL LEAD
TO DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST OF SOUTH
TEXAS. THE AREA THAT IS EXPECTED TO EXPERIENCE THE WORST HEAT
RELATED CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM INLAND PORTIONS OF KLEBERG AND
NUECES COUNTIES...WEST INTO JIM WELLS COUNTY. HEAT INDICES ARE
EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 110 TO 113 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

TXZ241>243-282300-
/O.NEW.KCRP.HT.Y.0005.150728T1800Z-150728T2300Z/
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...
CORPUS CHRISTI
1037 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S INLAND PORTIONS
  OF KLEBERG AND NUECES COUNTIES AS WELL AS JIM WELLS COUNTY. HEAT
  INDICES WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 110 TO 113 DEGREES THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES.

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.

&&

$$

CB


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