HEAT ADVISORY ALL WEEKEND

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY.
VERY HOT CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND
AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OVER
SOUTHEAST TX. DAYTIME HIGH TEMPS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH
98 TO 102 DEGREES INLAND.MID 90S ALONG THE COAST. OVERNIGHT LOW
TEMPS WILL ONLY FALL INTO THE UPPER 70S & LWR 80S.
THE COMBINATION OF THE HIGH TEMPS & HIGH HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL RESULT IN PEAK AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES OF 105 TO 112 DEGREES
EACH DAY.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.
IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE.AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUS
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. YOUR BODY CAN LOSE UP TO A GALLON OF WATER AN
HOUR THROUGH PERSPIRATION. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS TO AVOID
DEHYDRATION. ALCOHOLIC & CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES CAN INCREASE THE
RATE OF WATER LOSS IN YOUR BODY.INCREASING THE RISK OF HEAT
EXHAUSTION OR STROKE. WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT.LIGHT-COLORED.LOOSE-
FITTING CLOTHING. WEAR A HAT TO SHIELD YOURSELF FROM THE SUN.
AND USE A SUNSCREEN TO REDUCE POSSIBLE SUNBURN.
HEAT KILLS. CHILDREN & PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING
WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL
TEMPS IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

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