356  
WWUS74 KHGX 231527  
NPWHGX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
1027 AM CDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
.WARM TEMPERATURE AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE SOME  
107-109 DEGREE HEAT INDICES TODAY...GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A  
COLLEGE STATION TO EDNA LINE.  
 
TXZ195>197-210-211-226-235-232300-  
/O.CON.KHGX.HT.Y.0001.170623T1700Z-170623T2300Z/  
AUSTIN-BRAZOS-BURLESON-COLORADO-JACKSON-WASHINGTON-WHARTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BELLVILLE, BRENHAM, BRYAN, CALDWELL,  
COLLEGE STATION, COLUMBUS, EAGLE LAKE, EDNA, EL CAMPO,  
LAKE SOMERVILLE, PIERCE, SEALY, WEIMAR, AND WHARTON  
1027 AM CDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* EVENT...HEAT INDEX NEAR OR ABOVE 108.  
 
* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACT...PROLONGED EXPOSURE COULD LEAD TO HEAT EXHAUSTION,  
ILLNESS OR STROKE IF ADEQUATE PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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