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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 8:46 AM CDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 21, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a
heat advisory... which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
7 PM CDT this evening.

* Temperature... heat indices 105 to 110 degrees for several hour
this afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts... extended outdoor activity could lead to
dehydration... heat exhaustion or heat stroke if proper
precautions are not taken.

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.

Young children... disabled adults and pets should never be left
unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially
true during hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.





Special Statement

Statement as of 8:56 AM CDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 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.


Record Report

Statement as of 6:08 PM CDT on August 21, 2014


... Record high minimum temperature set at del Rio...

A record high minimum temperature of 81 degrees has been set at del
Rio today. This breaks the previous record high minimum temperature
of 80 degrees set in 2009. The temperature is not expected to fall
below 81 degrees prior to midnight.


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