595  
WWUS74 KHGX 090951  
NPWHGX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
451 AM CDT TUE JUL 9 2019  
   
.HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
.VERY WARM AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES COUPLED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY WILL  
YIELD HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES BY AFTERNOON.  
 
TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313-  
335>338-436>438-100000-  
/O.NEW.KHGX.HT.Y.0007.190709T1800Z-190710T0000Z/  
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA ISLANDS-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COASTAL BRAZORIA-  
COASTAL GALVESTON-COASTAL HARRIS-COASTAL JACKSON-  
COASTAL MATAGORDA-COLORADO-FORT BEND-  
GALVESTON ISLAND AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA-GRIMES-HOUSTON-  
INLAND BRAZORIA-INLAND GALVESTON-INLAND HARRIS-INLAND JACKSON-  
INLAND MATAGORDA-MADISON-MATAGORDA ISLANDS-MONTGOMERY-  
NORTHERN LIBERTY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-SOUTHERN LIBERTY-TRINITY-WALKER-  
WALLER-WASHINGTON-WHARTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALVIN, ANAHUAC, ANGLETON, BAY CITY,  
BAYTOWN, BELLVILLE, BRENHAM, BROOKSHIRE, BRYAN, CALDWELL,  
CLEVELAND, CLUTE, COLDSPRING, COLLEGE STATION, COLUMBUS, CONROE,  
CORRIGAN, CROCKETT, DAYTON, DEVERS, DICKINSON, EAGLE LAKE, EDNA,  
EL CAMPO, FIRST COLONY, FREEPORT, FRIENDSWOOD, GALVESTON, GANADO,  
GROVETON, HEMPSTEAD, HOUSTON, HUNTSVILLE, LA MARQUE,  
LAKE JACKSON, LEAGUE CITY, LIBERTY, LIVINGSTON, MADISONVILLE,  
MISSION BEND, MISSOURI CITY, MONT BELVIEU, NAVASOTA,  
OLD RIVER-WINFREE, PALACIOS, PASADENA, PEARLAND, PECAN GROVE,  
PRAIRIE VIEW, ROSENBERG, SEALY, SHEPHERD, SOMERVILLE, STOWELL,  
SUGAR LAND, SURFSIDE BEACH, TEXAS CITY, THE WOODLANDS, TRINITY,  
WALLER, WEIMAR, WHARTON, AND WINNIE  
451 AM CDT TUE JUL 9 2019  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT  
THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A  
HEAT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* EVENT...HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES.  
 
* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING.  
 
* IMPACT...INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES INCLUDING HEAT  
EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE.  
 
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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