« View county listHeat Advisory
Including the cities of Giddings, La Grange, Gonzales, Cuero,
1014 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a
Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
7 PM CDT this evening.
* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures will be 99 to 101 degrees with
heat index values exceeding 108 degrees.
* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to the heat and/or exertion
outdoors without proper hydration and other precautionary
actions may result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
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.
$$Special Weather Statement
Including the cities of Georgetown, San Marcos, Austin, Bastrop,
Giddings, Bracketville, Uvalde, Hondo, San Antonio,
New Braunfels, Seguin, Lockhart, La Grange, Eagle Pass,
Crystal City, Pearsall, Pleasanton, Floresville, Karnes City,
Gonzales, Cuero, Halletsville, and Carrizo Springs
354 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017
...Elevated Heat Index Values this afternoon...
Afternoon heat index values this afternoon will peak in the 103
to 107 degree range for a large portion of South Central Texas. A
few locations along and east of Interstate 35 and Interstate 37
could see heat index values this afternoon around 109 degrees.
Prolonged exposure to the heat and exertion outdoors without
proper hydration and other precautionary actions may result in
heat related illness.
Please take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside
in the afternoon. Stay hydrated and take breaks in the shade or an
air conditioned building. Limit strenuous outdoor activities and
check up on the elderly, sick, and those without air conditioning.
Never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle, even for a
couple minutes, and remember to look before you lock!