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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1247 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

...Heat Advisory In Effect Until 7 PM...

.Moisture pooled over the area mixed with a warm start to the day
and abundant sunshine will drive the heat index readings into the
108-111 degree range today. Conditions should improve quickly
after 5 pm near the coast as the seabreeze pushes inland.

TXZ200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313-335>338-170000-
/O.NEW.KHGX.HT.Y.0006.180816T1747Z-180817T0000Z/
Austin-Chambers-Coastal Brazoria-Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris-
Coastal Jackson-Coastal Matagorda-Colorado-Fort Bend-
Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-Inland Jackson-
Inland Matagorda-Northern Liberty-Southern Liberty-Waller-Wharton-
Including the cities of Alvin, Anahuac, Angleton, Bay City,
Baytown, Bellville, Brookshire, Cleveland, Clute, Columbus,
Dayton, Devers, Dickinson, Eagle Lake, Edna, El Campo,
First Colony, Freeport, Friendswood, Ganado, Hempstead, Houston,
La Marque, Lake Jackson, League City, Liberty, Mission Bend,
Missouri City, Mont Belvieu, Old River-Winfree, Palacios,
Pasadena, Pearland, Pecan Grove, Prairie View, Rosenberg, Sealy,
Stowell, Sugar Land, Texas City, Waller, Weimar, Wharton,
and Winnie
1247 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

...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...Heat Index of 108 to 111 degrees.

* TIMING...Heat peaking early this afternoon before the seabreeze
  moves through late afternoon and conditions improve rapidly.

* IMPACT...Dangerous heat conditions causing heat related illness.


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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
355 AM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

OKZ049-053-170000-
/O.NEW.KTSA.HT.Y.0020.180816T1800Z-180817T0000Z/
Pushmataha-Choctaw-
Including the cities of Antlers, Clayton, and Hugo
355 AM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

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

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Heat Advisory,
which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this
evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up toward 106 degrees this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
  will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are
  possible.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New York NY
404 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

NJZ006-104-106>108-NYZ071-177-179-161615-
/O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-180817T2200Z/
Hudson-Eastern Bergen-Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union-
Southern Westchester-Northern Nassau-Southern Nassau-
404 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the mid 90s.

* TIMING...This afternoon and Friday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at-
  risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity
  may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended
  exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.

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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New York NY
404 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

NYZ072>075-176-178-161615-
/O.CON.KOKX.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-180817T2200Z/
New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-Richmond (Staten Island)-
Kings (Brooklyn)-Northern Queens-Southern Queens-
404 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the mid 90s.

* TIMING...This afternoon and Friday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at-
  risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may
  cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.

Seniors and those with chronic health problems or mental health
conditions are at an increased risk. Homes without air
conditioning can be much hotter than outdoor temperatures.

Use air conditioning to stay cool at home, or go to a place that
has air conditioning. Check on vulnerable friends, family members
and neighbors. To find a NYC cooling center, call 3 1 1 or visit
http://nyc.gov/oem

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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.

&&

$$

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