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Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:03 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this
evening.

* Temperature... rising to 95 to 99 degrees between noon and 6 PM.

* Heat index... rising to between 110 and 113 degrees by noon or 1
PM and continuing until 6 or 7 PM.

* Impacts... persons spending time outside today, particularly
those cleaning up after the recent floods, are urged to hydrate
continuously before, during, and after outdoor work or activity.
Take frequent breaks in shady areas and use misters to keep
cool. Those who do not follow heat safety tips will be
susceptible to heat exhaustion or heat stroke due to
dehydration.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory is issued when the heat index... a measure of how
it feels when temperature and humidity are combined... equals or
exceeds 111 for 2 hours or more during the day.



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