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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 4:34 AM CDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Heat advisory now in effect until 7 PM CDT Saturday...

* event... heat index readings of 103 to 109.

* Timing... heat index values will exceed 100 degrees by 10 am.
Heat index values will exceed 105 degrees between noon and 4 PM
and then fall slowly during the early evening.

* Impact... overheating and dehydration can quickly occur if you
will be outdoors today. It can be difficult to recognize the
signs of heat exhaustion on yourself... so plan to take
frequent breaks. You may recognize the signs of heat
exhaustion more readily in others.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion... heavy sweating...
fatigue... confusion... headache... pale and clammy skin... thirst...
dizziness... nausea and vomiting... rapid heartbeat... cramps or
weakness.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water. Be sure to drink plenty of
water hours before strenuous activity and then during.

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 6:25 AM CDT on August 22, 2014


... Record daily high minimum set at Galveston...

A record high minimum was set at Galveston yesterday August 21st.
The low temperature was only 84 degrees yesterday and this ties the
old record of 84 degrees set in 2010.


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Alabama - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Florida - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Georgia - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Watch
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Flash Flood Warning
Michigan - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Areal Flood Watch
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Virginia - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Dense Fog Advisory
Wyoming - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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