HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING…
…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM CDT TUESDAY…
* WHAT…Heat index values of 108 to 114 expected. real temperatures of 106 are forecast Monday Tuesday and 103 on Wednesday, and 105 on Saturday and Sunday.
* WHERE… In Texas, Wilbarger, Wichita and Baylor Counties. In Oklahoma, Tillman and Cotton Counties.
* WHEN…From 1 PM to 9 PM CDT Tuesday.
* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
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.
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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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.