NWS: Sweltering Heat Wave Continues
SAN ANGELO, TX – San Angelo and parts of the Concho Valley remain under a heat advisory through 7 p.m. Wednesday according to the National Weather Service office in San Angelo.
Heat index values could hit 109 degrees Wednesday afternoon. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
A Heat Advisory means that hot weather conditions are occurring or expected. This will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.
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.
Never, ever, leave children or pets alone in enclosed vehicles, not even for a few minutes.
Isolated to widely thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon and evening across much of West Central Texas.
The main hazards will be strong wind gusts, hail and deadly lightning.
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