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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 2:15 PM CDT on July 31, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 31, 2015


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

* event... peak heat index values around 109 to 111 degrees.

* Timing... this afternoon into early evening.

* Impact... overexertion in this heat will likely lead to
dehydration... and could result in heat exhaustion or heat
stroke.

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.

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 4:25 PM CDT on July 31, 2015


... Record high temperature at Galveston...

A record high temperature of 97 degrees was recorded at galveston's
Scholes Field today. The previous record was 95 degrees set in 2010.


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