792  
WWUS74 KBRO 090838  
NPWBRO  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX  
338 AM CDT MON MAY 9 2022  
 
TXZ248>250-252-353-100100-  
/O.NEW.KBRO.HT.Y.0003.220509T1700Z-220510T0100Z/  
ZAPATA-JIM HOGG-BROOKS-STARR-NORTHERN HIDALGO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZAPATA, HEBBRONVILLE, FALFURRIAS,  
RIO GRANDE CITY, ROMA, AND SAN MANUEL  
338 AM CDT MON MAY 9 2022  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 111 TO 115 EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...ZAPATA, JIM HOGG, BROOKS, STARR AND NORTHERN HIDALGO  
COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT  
ILLNESSES TO OCCUR.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT  
OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG  
CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES  
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.  
 
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 LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN  
POSSIBLE. 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 9 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
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