|National Weather Service: Heat Advisory|
Air Quality Houston-Galveston-Brazoria
Forecast for Houston (77001)
Heat advisory in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...
Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 96F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.Thursday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low 79F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 97F. Winds light and variable.Friday Night
A few clouds. Low 79F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 97F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.Saturday Night
Clear to partly cloudy. Low 79F. Winds light and variable.
Sun and clouds mixed with a slight chance of thunderstorms during the afternoon. High near 95F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.Sunday Night
Mainly clear. Low 79F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 94F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.Monday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low 78F. Winds light and variable.
... Heat advisory in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...
The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a
heat advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.
* Event... heat index of 108 to 111 degrees.
* Timing... heat peaking early this afternoon before the seabreeze
moves through late afternoon and conditions improve rapidly.
* Impact... dangerous heat conditions causing heat related illness.
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.