Excessive Heat Warning Issued for the Concho Valley
SAN ANGELO, TX – The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning effective until 7 p.m. Monday for the Concho Valley and Big Country.
Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures in the 105 to 110 degrees will impact Fisher, Nolan, Sterling, Coke, Runnels, Irion, Tom Green, Concho, Haskell, Throckmorton, Jones, Shackelford, Taylor, and Callahan Counties until 7 p.m. Monday.
Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.
An Excessive Heat Warning means that dangerously hot weather conditions are occurring or expected.
This will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely.
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.
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