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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
514 AM CDT Sat Jul 29 2017

Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend-
514 AM CDT Sat Jul 29 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

...Heat Advisory is in effect today...

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

High temperatures between 100 to 103 degrees inland and the mid
90s at the coast can be expected. Heat index values should peak
between 107 and 109 degrees later today. Take the necessary
precautions to keep people and pets safe from the heat.

We will be keeping an eye on storms in Louisiana later today.
Depending on a number of factors, some of these may sag southwest
into, or near, portions of southeast Texas late in the day and
overnight. A few strong to severe cells cannot be ruled out.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


Heat Advisory

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
459 AM CDT Sat Jul 29 2017

...Heat Advisory in Effect...

.The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will
create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible if
precautions are not taken.

Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend-
Including the cities of Alvin, Anahuac, Angleton, Bay City,
Bellville, Brenham, Brookshire, Bryan, Caldwell, College Station,
Columbus, Eagle Lake, Edna, El Campo, Freeport, Friendswood,
Galveston, Hempstead, Houston, Humble, Katy, Lake Jackson,
Lake Somerville, League City, Missouri City, Mont Belvieu,
Palacios, Pasadena, Pearland, Pierce, Prairie View, Richmond,
Rosenberg, Sealy, Sugar Land, Texas City, Tomball, Weimar,
Wharton, and Winnie
459 AM CDT Sat Jul 29 2017


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...High temperatures near 103 degrees in the Brazos Valley.
  Heat index values 107 to 110 degrees across the all of the
  advisory area.

* TIMING...This afternoon into early evening.

* IMPACT...Prolonged exposure to the heat and/or exertion
  outdoors without proper hydration and other precautionary
  actions may result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke.


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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