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Texas, Brazoria

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 4:06 AM CDT on August 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* event... heat index readings of 101 to 107.

* Timing... heat index values will exceed 100 degrees by 11 am.
Heat index values will exceed 105 degrees between noon and 4 PM
and then fall slowly during the early evening.

* Impact... overheating and dehydration can quickly occur if you
will be outdoors today. It can be difficult to recognize the
signs of heat exhaustion on yourself... so plan to take
frequent breaks. You may recognize the signs of heat
exhaustion more readily in others.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion... heavy sweating...
fatigue... confusion... headache... pale and clammy skin... thirst...
dizziness... nausea and vomiting... rapid heartbeat... cramps or
weakness.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water. Be sure to drink plenty of
water hours before strenuous activity and then during.

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.




Record Report

Statement as of 6:25 AM CDT on August 22, 2014


... Record daily high minimum set at Galveston...

A record high minimum was set at Galveston yesterday August 21st.
The low temperature was only 84 degrees yesterday and this ties the
old record of 84 degrees set in 2010.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Georgia - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Excessive Heat Watch
Maryland - Special Statement
Michigan - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Special Statement
Mississippi - Excessive Heat Watch , Heat Advisory
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Nevada - Record Report
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Ohio - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report
South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Special Statement
Virgin Islands - Flash Flood Watch
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
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