SAN ANGELO – The National Weather Service Office in San Angelo has issued a Heat Advisory for the Concho Valley and Big Country from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.
Near record high temperatures are forecast and will cause heat related illnesses.
Those working or spending time outdoors should take extra heat safety precautions. Reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or late evening hours. Know the signs of heat related illness and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loos fitting clothes when possible and drink plenty of non-alcoholic fluids.
And never, ever leave children or pets alone in a vehicle not even for a few minutes.
The near record temperatures will also create elevated fire weather conditions throughout the afternoon hours.
The high temperatures Monday afternoon will give way to cooler temperatures as a cold front moves into the area Monday night.