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Special Weather Statement

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.

$$








Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
852 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-221400-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
852 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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.

LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS ON FRIDAY.

HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO CLIMB INTO THE 103 TO 108 DEGREE
RANGE EACH DAY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS EAST
OF INTERSTATE 35.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

JR






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