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National Weather Service issues heat advisory with 100-degree temperatures in the forecast

St. Mark and much of South Central Texas will be under heat warning on Monday, beginning at 1 p.m. and will last until 8 p.m.

The National Meteorological Service issued a warning for temperatures of 100 degrees in the forecast. Heat advice applies to Hays, Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bexar, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Llano, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, Maverick, Medina, counties Real, Travis, Uvalde, Val Verde, Williamson and Zavala.

NWS said air temperatures are expected to be between 100-105 degrees across Interstate 35 and Hill Country, with temperatures forecast to be 105 to 112 degrees in the Rio Grande plains.

“Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun and check on relatives and neighbors,” NWS said. “Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.”

NWS recommends that anyone working or spending time outside on Monday take extra precautions or possibly reschedule strenuous activities at night.

“Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. “Wear light and loose clothing when possible,” NWS said. “To reduce the risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Service recommends frequent rest breaks in shady or air-conditioned environments. Anyone who overcomes the heat should be transported to a cool and shady place. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9-1-1. “

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