Weather Alerts for Corpus Christi

Issued by the National Weather Service

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
CORPUS CHRISTI

Areas Affected:
Aransas Islands - Calhoun Islands - Kleberg Islands - Nueces Islands
Effective: Sun, 5/9 12:00pm Updated: Sun, 5/9 1:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 5/9 10:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.
* WHERE...Aransas Islands, Kleberg Islands, Nueces Islands and
Calhoun Islands Counties.
* WHEN...From noon CDT today through this evening.
* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the most experienced
swimmers away from shore into deeper water. These rip currents
can become life-threatening to anyone entering the surf.

Information:
Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
CORPUS CHRISTI

Areas Affected:
Bee - Duval - Inland Kleberg - Inland Nueces - Inland San Patricio - Jim Wells - La Salle - Live Oak - McMullen - Webb
Effective: Sun, 5/9 1:15pm Updated: Sun, 5/9 1:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 5/9 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 109 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED TODAY...
The combination of warm temperatures and high dewpoints will
produce heat indices between 105 and 109 degrees today.  Residents
with outdoor activities planned are urged to drink plenty of water,
wear light weight and light colored clothing and take frequent breaks
from the heat.  Young children and pets should never be left
unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially
true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.