Galveston Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:09 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening...

... Heat advisory in effect from noon to 8 PM CDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a
heat advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM CDT Saturday.

* Event... high temperatures between 99 to 104 degrees and heat
index values between 102 to 111.

* Timing... through 8 PM, and again Saturday between noon and 8 PM.

* Impact... dangerous heat conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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.






Air Quality Alert
Issued: 2:28 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Ozone action day for Saturday...

The Texas commission on environmental quality (tceq)... has issued an
ozone action day for the Houston... Galveston... and Brazoria areas for
Saturday... July 21 2018.

Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing
high levels of ozone pollution in the Houston... Galveston and
surrounding areas on Saturday. You can help prevent ozone pollution by
sharing a ride... walking... riding a bicycle... taking your lunch to
work... avoiding drive through lanes... conserving energy and keeping your
vehicle properly tuned.

For more information on ozone:

Ozone: the facts (www.Tceq.Texas.Gov/airquality/monops/ozonefacts.Html)
EPA air now:
(www.Airnow.Gov/index.Cfm?Action=airnow.Local_city&cityid=236)
take care of texas: (www.Takecareoftexas.Org/air/airquality)



228 PM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

... Ozone action day for Saturday...

The Texas commission on environmental quality (tceq)... has issued an
ozone action day for the Houston... Galveston... and Brazoria areas for
Saturday... July 21 2018.

Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing
high levels of ozone pollution in the Houston... Galveston and
surrounding areas on Saturday. You can help prevent ozone pollution by
sharing a ride... walking... riding a bicycle... taking your lunch to
work... avoiding drive through lanes... conserving energy and keeping your
vehicle properly tuned.

For more information on ozone:

Ozone: the facts (www.Tceq.Texas.Gov/airquality/monops/ozonefacts.Html)
EPA air now:
(www.Airnow.Gov/index.Cfm?Action=airnow.Local_city&cityid=236)
take care of texas: (www.Takecareoftexas.Org/air/airquality)