Fayette Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 4:10 AM CDT on July 23, 2014

...Heat index values near 105 degrees this afternoon...

High temperatures today will again range from the mid 90s to near 100 degrees across portions of south central Texas. In addition... humid conditions will persist due to recent rainfall and low level moisture from the Gulf of Mexico...especially along and south of the U.S. Highway 90 corridor. The heat and humidity in place will combine to drive heat index values to around 105 degrees during the afternoon hours. As temperatures fall around sunset heat index values should drop below 100 degrees.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. Never leave children...disabled adults or pets in parked vehicles.

248 PM CDT Tue Jul 22 2014

...Heat index values near 105 degrees Wednesday afternoon...

High temperatures Wednesday will again range from the mid 90s to near 100 degrees across the Rio Grande and coastal plains. In addition...southeasterly winds will continue to provide a supply of Gulf moisture to the region. The heat and moisture in place will combine to drive heat index values to around 105 degrees during the afternoon hours. As temperatures fall around sunset heat index values should drop below 100 degrees.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. Never leave children...disabled adults or pets in parked vehicles.