GALVESTON County, Texas
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Air Quality Alert
TXZ213-237-238-312300-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
146 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

...OZONE ACTION DAY...FRIDAY

THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ)...HAS ISSUED AN
OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON...AND BRAZORIA AREAS FOR
FRIDAY JULY 31, 2015.

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR PRODUCING
HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE POLLUTION IN THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON AND
SURROUNDING AREAS ON FRIDAY. YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE POLLUTION
BY SHARING A RIDE...WALKING OR RIDING A BICYLE...TAKING YOUR LUNCH
TO WORK...AVOIDING DRIVE THROUGH LANES...CONSERVING ENERGY AND
KEEPING YOUR VEHICLE PROPERLY TUNED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OZONE:

OZONE: THE FACTS (WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/GOTO/OZONEFACTS)
EPA AIR NOW:
(WWW.AIRNOW.GOV/INDEX.CFM?ACTION=AIRNOW.LOCAL_STATE&STATEID=45&TAB=0)
TAKE CARE OF TEXAS: (WWW.TAKECAREOFTEXAS.ORG)
HOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL AIR QUALITY PROGRAMS:
(WWW.H-GAC.COM/TAQ/AIRQUALITY/DEFAULT.ASPX)

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Heat Advisory
TXZ214-236>238-311700-
/O.NEW.KHGX.HT.Y.0001.150731T1800Z-150801T0000Z/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-MATAGORDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...LAKE JACKSON...LEAGUE CITY...
MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...PEARLAND...TEXAS CITY...WINNIE
351 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
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.

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