Today Will be Peak Heat! Excessive Heat WARNING Issued

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FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:


No Major Changes to the Forecast. Hottest Day of the Heatwave will be today. Entire  region is under a Heat Advisory or Excessive Heat Warning. See Attached  Graphic for counties in the Excessive Heat Warning and Heat Advisory.

Threats & Impacts: 

High Temperatures:  Monday: 102-110

Impacts:  Prolonged exposure to this excessive heat could lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion or even heat stroke.

Overview:

The Rio Grande Plains and Coastal Plains  are under a Heat Advisory, while the Hill Country and I-35 corridor is  under an Excessive Heat Warning. Slightly cooler weather is expected  tomorrow, but additional Heat Advisories are possible tomorrow for areas  southwest of San Antonio where the heat is expected to remain. Take  extra precautions if you must work or spend time outside. Wear light  weight and loose fitting clothing, drink plenty of water, and take  frequent breaks, preferably in an air conditioned areas, If possible,  reschedule strenuous activities for the morning or late evening hours to  avoid the heat of the day.Young  children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any  circumstances. This is especially true during hot weather when car  interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. Look  before you lock!

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