247  
WWUS84 KEWX 211002  
SPSEWX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX  
502 AM CDT MON AUG 21 2017  
 
TXZ173-191>194-202>209-217>225-228-220000-  
WILLIAMSON-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-MEDINA-BEXAR-  
COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-FRIO-ATASCOSA-  
WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GEORGETOWN, SAN MARCOS, AUSTIN, BASTROP,  
GIDDINGS, BRACKETVILLE, UVALDE, HONDO, SAN ANTONIO,  
NEW BRAUNFELS, SEGUIN, LOCKHART, LA GRANGE, EAGLE PASS,  
CRYSTAL CITY, PEARSALL, PLEASANTON, FLORESVILLE, KARNES CITY,  
GONZALES, CUERO, HALLETSVILLE, AND CARRIZO SPRINGS  
502 AM CDT MON AUG 21 2017  
   
..ELEVATED HEAT INDICES EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 102 TO 107 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED  
AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON FOR A LARGE PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.  
THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN 1 PM  
AND 7 PM. PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT AND EXERTION OUTDOORS  
WITHOUT PROPER HYDRATION AND OTHER PRECAUTIONARY ACTIONS MAY  
RESULT IN HEAT RELATED ILLNESS.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND  
TIME OUTSIDE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. STAY HYDRATED AND  
TAKE BREAKS IN THE SHADE OR AN AIR CONDITIONED BUILDING. LIMIT  
STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND CHECK UP ON THE ELDERLY, SICK,  
AND THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS  
UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE, EVEN FOR A COUPLE MINUTES, AND REMEMBER  
TO LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK!  
 

 
 
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