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WWUS74 KCRP 280856
NPWCRP

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
356 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

...POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS
TODAY...

.HOT TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH DEWPOINT
VALUES...RESULTING IN HEAT INDICES AROUND 110 DEGREES OVER
PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS. THE HIGHEST HEAT INDICES WILL OCCUR
ACROSS THE COASTAL PLAINS AND IN THE METROPOLITAN AREAS.

TXZ234-239-241>244-281700-
/O.NEW.KCRP.HT.Y.0004.140728T1800Z-140729T0100Z/
VICTORIA-WEBB-JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VICTORIA...LAREDO...ALICE...
ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...
INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...MATHIS
356 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR NUECES...KLEBERG...JIM WELLS...AND SAN
PATRICIO COUNTIES...AND FOR THE METROPOLITAN AREAS OF LAREDO AND
VICTORIA.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES AROUND 110 DEGREES. THESE VALUES WILL
  OCCUR FROM EARLY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...EXTENDED OUTDOOR ACTIVITY COULD LEAD TO
  DEHYDRATION...HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE IF PROPER
  PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HEAT INDICES OF 110 DEGREES OR HIGHER
ARE EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST TWO HOURS.

THE ELDERLY...THE VERY YOUNG...THE SICK...AND PEOPLE WITH HEART
CONDITIONS ARE MOST AT RISK IN EXTREME HEAT.

WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT...LIGHT-COLORED CLOTHING...AS IT REFLECTS HEAT
AND SUNLIGHT AND HELPS YOUR BODY STAY COOLER. DRINK PLENTY OF
LIQUIDS...PREFERABLY WATER...EVEN IF YOU DO NOT FEEL THIRSTY.
AVOID ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

TRY TO GET OUT OF THE HEAT FOR A FEW HOURS EACH DAY AND INTO AN
AIR CONDITIONED PLACE.

REDUCE...ELIMINATE...OR RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO THE
COOLEST TIMES OF THE DAY.

&&

$$

HART






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