Gonzales Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 3:30 AM CDT on August 23, 2014

...Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* temperature...heat indices of 105 to 108 degrees during the afternoon and early evening hours Saturday along the coastal plains.

* Impacts...extended outdoor activity could lead to dehydration...heat exhaustion or heat stroke if proper precautions are not taken.

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.