WEATHER ONLINE WOODLANDS – Heat advisory issued for today
THE WOODLANDS, TX – The National Weather Service has issued a HEAT ADVISORY for today, Saturday, June 11, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. tonight.
Heat index values for parts of south-central and southeast Texas, including Montgomery County, up to 108 are expected. Hot temperatures and high humidity can cause heat-related illnesses.
Woodlands Online strongly encourages you to take precautionary and preparedness measures. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and watch your family and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outdoors. If possible, reschedule strenuous activities for early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light, loose clothing when possible. To reduce risk when working outdoors, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends taking frequent breaks in shaded or air-conditioned environments. Anyone overwhelmed by heat should be moved to a cool, shaded area. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 911 if you or someone shows signs of overheating.