This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.
Hazardous weather is not anticipated overnight.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday
There is a marginal risk of excessive rainfall across portions of southeast Louisiana, east central Louisiana and southwest Mississippi on Saturday due to torrential rain from slow moving showers and storms that may result in localized flooding.
Scattered, more typical summer thunderstorms are expected Sunday through Thursday. Gusty winds, occasional lightning and brief heavy rain will be the primary concerns.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated, however, any observed flooding should be reported promptly to the National Weather Service office in Slidell, Louisiana.
Winter 2019 - 2020 Freeze Days so far: 8
SKYSUMMIT President | Director of OperationsAdministrator
Leaving Slidell this morning on my way to Southeastern, I saw the most beautiful lightning strikes in the clouds. It was beautiful until I ended up having to drive through torrential rain by the time I got to Mandeville. My windshield definitely needed it however.
SOUTHEAST TEXAS - HEAT ADVISORY FOR HEAT INDEXES UP TO 111 DEGREES:
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 1247 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018
...Heat Advisory In Effect Until 7 PM...
.Moisture pooled over the area mixed with a warm start to the day and abundant sunshine will drive the heat index readings into the 108-111 degree range today. Conditions should improve quickly after 5 pm near the coast as the seabreeze pushes inland.
TXZ200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313-335>338-170000- /O.NEW.KHGX.HT.Y.0006.180816T1747Z-180817T0000Z/ Austin-Chambers-Coastal Brazoria-Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris- Coastal Jackson-Coastal Matagorda-Colorado-Fort Bend- Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-Inland Jackson- Inland Matagorda-Northern Liberty-Southern Liberty-Waller-Wharton- Including the cities of Alvin, Anahuac, Angleton, Bay City, Baytown, Bellville, Brookshire, Cleveland, Clute, Columbus, Dayton, Devers, Dickinson, Eagle Lake, Edna, El Campo, First Colony, Freeport, Friendswood, Ganado, Hempstead, Houston, La Marque, Lake Jackson, League City, Liberty, Mission Bend, Missouri City, Mont Belvieu, Old River-Winfree, Palacios, Pasadena, Pearland, Pecan Grove, Prairie View, Rosenberg, Sealy, Stowell, Sugar Land, Texas City, Waller, Weimar, Wharton, and Winnie 1247 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018
...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.