Fayette Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 5:02 AM CDT Aug. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Elevated heat indices expected this afternoon...

Afternoon heat index values of 102 to 107 degrees are expected
again this afternoon for a large portion of south central Texas.
The highest heat index values are expected to occur between 1 PM
and 7 PM. Prolonged exposure to the heat and exertion outdoors
without proper hydration and other precautionary actions may
result in heat related illness.

Please continue to take extra precautions if you work or spend
time outside in the afternoon and early evening. Stay hydrated and
take breaks in the shade or an air conditioned building. Limit
strenuous outdoor activities and check up on the elderly, sick,
and those without air conditioning. Never leave children or pets
unattended in a vehicle, even for a couple minutes, and remember
to look before you lock!