A Heat Advisory is in effect for all of North Texas through Wednesday. Hot temperatures, mixed with humidity, will lead to heat index values between 102-110 through Wednesday across the area.
Recognize the signs of heat related illness, and remember if you have outdoor jobs or activities, to stay hydrated, and to take breaks in the shade away from the heat.
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT
* WHAT...Heat index values between 105 and 109 expected.
* WHERE...Most of North and Central Texas.
* WHEN...From noon today 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.
When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and
shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. To
reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and
Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments.