WOODLANDS ONLINE WEATHER - 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. until 8 o'clock this evening.
Heat index values for portions of south central and southeast Texas, including Montgomery County, up to 108 are expected. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
Woodlands Online strongly encourages you to take precautionary and preparedness actions. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 911 if you or someone exhibits signs of being overheated.