North Texas Got An Excessive Heat Warning
Much of North Texas is under an Excessive Heat Warning through Wednesday night.
The National Weather Service (NWS) decided to raise from an advisory to a warning since feels-like temperatures were over 110 degrees in North Texas.
On Wednesday, the alert will be in effect until 8 p.m., and it might be extended even further.
Eight individuals were treated for heat-related emergencies on Monday, according to MedStar.
Besides, they had to take six of the individuals to nearby hospitals.
Excessive heat to hit North Texas
In some places on Monday, the heat index rose above 115 as a result of the heat and humidity.
The heat index in Denton reached 116 on Tuesday.
That day, MedStar staff members provided heat-related sickness care to 12 patients.
One of the ten patients who were taken to nearby hospitals was in critical condition.
High temperatures are predicted to hit 106 on Wednesday, and the triple-digit heat wave will last at least until Saturday.
By Sunday, the temperature should drop down to 100, and there may be a few storms on Sunday and Monday.
Keep yourself cool and hydrated throughout the week!