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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
403 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL COUNTIES ACROSS
SOUTHEAST TEXAS...

HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 103 AND 110 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED FOR THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. VALUES WILL NEED TO FALL BELOW 105 DEGREES IN
ORDER FOR THE ADVISORY TO BE CANCELLED.

TXZ214-235>238-221200-
/O.EXT.KHGX.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140823T0000Z/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
EDNA...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...LAKE JACKSON...
LEAGUE CITY...MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...PEARLAND...TEXAS CITY...
WINNIE
403 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* EVENT...HEAT INDEX READINGS OF 104 TO 108.

* TIMING...BY 10 AM READINGS SHOULD EXCEED 101 AND PEAK BETWEEN
  NOON AND 5 PM THEN FALL SLOWLY DURING THE EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACT...OVERHEATING AND DEHYDRATION CAN QUICKLY OCCUR IF YOU
  WILL BE OUTDOORS TODAY. IT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO RECOGNIZE THE
  SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION ON YOURSELF...SO PLAN TO TAKE  FREQUENT
  BREAKS. YOU MAY RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION MORE
  READILY IN OTHERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION...HEAVY SWEATING...
FATIGUE...CONFUSION...HEADACHE...PALE AND CLAMMY SKIN...THIRST...
DIZZINESS...NAUSEA AND VOMITING...RAPID HEARTBEAT...CRAMPS OR WEAKNESS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING.  WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. BE SURE TO DRINK PLENTY OF
WATER HOURS BEFORE STRENUOUS ACTIVITY AND THEN DURING.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
302 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-222100-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
302 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HEAT INDEX VALUES THROUGH EARLY EVENING BETWEEN 105 AND 108
DEGREES ALONG AND SOUTH OF LA GRANGE TO GONZALES TO FLORESVILLE
LINE...WHERE A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. NORTH OF THIS LINE TO
THE I-35 CORRIDOR...HEAT INDEX READINGS OF 103 TO 105 ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL CONTINUE ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS ON FRIDAY.

HEAT INDEX VALUES FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING ARE EXPECTED
TO CLIMB TO BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES ALONG AND SOUTH OF LA
GRANGE TO GONZALES TO FLORESVILLE LINE...WHERE A HEAT ADVISORY MAY
BE REQUIRED. NORTH OF THIS LINE TO THE I-35 CORRIDOR...AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX READING OF 103 TO 105 ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING.

HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO CLIMB INTO THE 103 TO 108 DEGREE
RANGE EACH DAY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS EAST
OF INTERSTATE 35 SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
452 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

TXZ229>234-239>247-221000-
LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
452 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM CDT FOR WEBB AND
LA SALLE COUNTIES DUE TO DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY
SOUTHEAST WINDS. ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE BRUSH COUNTRY AND FAR INLAND COASTAL
PLAINS.

A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM CDT FOR
NUECES...SAN PATRICIO...KLEBERG...JIM WELLS...AND VICTORIA
COUNTIES FOR HEAT INDICES OF 110 DEGREES OR GREATER. AFTERNOON
HEAT INDICES FROM 105 TO 109 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE ACROSS
THE COASTAL BEND THIS AFTERNOON AND WEBB COUNTY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EXISTS TODAY FOR GULF FACING
BEACHES OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER SOUTH TEXAS TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY OVER
GULF-FACING BEACHES.

MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 109 ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
COASTAL BEND...EASTERN BRUSH COUNTRY...AND RIO GRANDE PLAINS DURING
THE AFTERNOON FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS
REACHING 110 DEGREES FOR A SHORT TIME FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS ON FRIDAY OVER PORTIONS OF THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS...BRUSH
COUNTRY AND INLAND SECTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN COASTAL BEND.
DIMINISHING WINDS THIS WEEKEND WILL DIMINISH THE FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS THIS WEEKEND THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
357 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-220900-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
357 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014 /257 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND
MOST OF WEST TEXAS TODAY AND TONIGHT...MAINLY FROM SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
SOUTH TO THE DAVIS AND APACHE MOUNTAINS.  ANY STORMS THAT DO DEVELOP
WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY FREQUENT LIGHTNING.  STRONGER STORMS MAY RESULT
IN GUSTY WINDS TO 55 MPH AND HEAVY RAINFALL LEADING TO LOCALIZED
FLASH FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$
THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

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