SAN ANGELO, TX – A Heat Advisory will be in effect for the Concho Valley Monday afternoon with temperatures expected near 107 degrees.
According to the National Weather Service office in San Angelo, very hot temperatures of 103 to 107 degrees expected in Sterling, Coke, Runnels, Irion, Tom Green, Concho and Crockett Counties from 2 p.m. this afternoon to 7 p.m. this evening.
Very hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.
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.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.
Never, ever, leave children or pets alone in enclosed vehicles, not even for a few minutes.
In addition to the excessive heat, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and deadly lighting will be possible this afternoon and tonight, across the area mainly north of a Barnhart to Brady to San Saba line.
Tuesday through Sunday Thunderstorm chances will continue Tuesday through Friday.
Storms will probably be isolated to widely scattered most of the time, except for the Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon time period when widespread storms with locally heavy rain could occur south of a Sterling City to Brownwood line. The main hazards would be deadly lightning, locally heavy rain and damaging winds.
There is a 30 percent chance of severe weather Monday night and Tuesday and that increases to 50 percent for Tuesday night and Wednesday.