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Uvalde Police Department
Monday August 26th, 2019 :: 08:02 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Heat Advisory until 07:00PM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM CDT Tuesday.

* TEMPERATURE...100 to 105 degrees.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...108 to 112 degrees.

* TIMING...Afternoon and early evening hours.

* IMPACTS...Without proper precautions the heat and humidity may cause heat related illnesses, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke, during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MEDINA ... CALDWELL ... COMAL ... DE WITT ... DIMMIT ... ZAVALA ... TRAVIS ... GUADALUPE ... ATASCOSA ... FRIO ... UVALDE ... WILLIAMSON ... GONZALES ... LAVACA ... BASTROP ... MAVERICK ... KARNES ... BEXAR ... LEE ... WILSON ... HAYS ... FAYETTE

Instructions:

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 neighbors. 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. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in parked vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Address/Location
Uvalde Police Department
964 W Main St
Uvalde, TX 78801

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 830-278-9147

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Heat Advisory

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