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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
856 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

TXZ173-191>194-204>209-218>225-228-220000-
WILLIAMSON-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-
CALDWELL-FAYETTE-ZAVALA-FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-
DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GEORGETOWN...SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...
BASTROP...GIDDINGS...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...
SEGUIN...LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...CRYSTAL CITY...PEARSALL...
PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...CUERO...
HALLETTSVILLE...CARRIZO SPRINGS
856 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTH-CENTRAL TEXAS
TODAY...

HEAT INDEX VALUES THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING ARE EXPECTED
TO CLIMB TO BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES ALONG AND SOUTH OF LA
GRANGE TO GONZALES TO FLORESVILLE LINE...WHERE A HEAT ADVISORY IS
IN EFFECT. NORTH OF THIS LINE TO THE I-35 CORRIDOR...AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX READING OF 103 TO 105 ARE EXPECTED.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WEAR
LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND
TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM THE HEAT. YOUNG CHILDREN...THOSE WITH SPECIAL
NEEDS...AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES. CAR
INTERIORS ON HOT SUMMER DAYS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A
MATTER OF MINUTES.

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