...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 7 PM CDT
* WHAT...Heat index values between 105 and 109 degrees.
* WHERE...Most of North and Central Texas.
* WHEN...From noon Tuesday to 7 PM CDT Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity will increase the
risk for heat-related illnesses to occur, particularly for
those working or participating in outdoor activities.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances, even for a short period of time.
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 9 1 1.
Visit our weather safety page for heat related safety tips and information!