803  
WWUS74 KEWX 171514  
NPWEWX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX  
1014 AM CDT THU AUG 17 2017  
 
TXZ194-209-223>225-172315-  
/O.NEW.KEWX.HT.Y.0009.170817T1900Z-170818T0000Z/  
LEE-FAYETTE-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GIDDINGS, LA GRANGE, GONZALES, CUERO,  
AND HALLETSVILLE  
1014 AM CDT THU AUG 17 2017  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT  
THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A  
HEAT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE 99 TO 101 DEGREES WITH  
HEAT INDEX VALUES EXCEEDING 108 DEGREES.  
 
* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT AND/OR EXERTION  
OUTDOORS WITHOUT PROPER HYDRATION AND OTHER PRECAUTIONARY  
ACTIONS MAY RESULT IN HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS  
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY  
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE  
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED  
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND  
NEIGHBORS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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