Issued by The National Weather Service
Houston/Galveston, TX
4:43 am CDT, Sat., Jun. 27, 2009

… HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY…

THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY.

ABUNDANT SUNSHINE WILL RESULT IN HOT AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES TODAY AND SUNDAY. ACTUAL AIR TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK BETWEEN 98 AND 104 DEGREES INLAND… LOWER 90S ALONG THE COAST. HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE FORECAST TO PEAK BETWEEN 104 AND 108 DEGREES BOTH THIS AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

THE DAILY MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX MUST BE FORECAST TO REMAIN BELOW 105 DEGREES IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS BEFORE THE ADVISORY WILL BE CANCELLED.

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 AND 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.

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… HEAT ADVISORY FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS THROUGH SUNDAY…

.A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS AS HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 104 TO 108 DEGREES ARE FORECAST BOTH THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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