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Texans Get Special NWS Warning Ahead of Extreme Heat

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Texans Get Special NWS Warning Ahead of Extreme Heat

Texans Get Special NWS Warning Ahead of Extreme Heat

Texans Get Special , NWS Warning Ahead of , Extreme Heat.

'Newsweek' reports that the National Weather Service (NWS) in Brownsville, Texas, has issued a special weather statement ahead of scorching temperatures across the region.

The special release urges pet owners to remember to give animals plenty of fresh drinking water following several weeks of above average temperatures.

On June 6, temperatures in Death Valley National Park reached 122 degrees Fahrenheit, the earliest in the year that the extreme temperature has ever been reached.

On June 10, residents in Brownsville, Texas, can expect daytime temperatures in the upper 90s, with the heat index driven up to 113 degrees with humidity.

Parts of inland Kenedy and Brooks counties, as well as the Rio Grande Valley, are areas most likely to see above average temperatures.

Be sure to check on elderly and inform neighbors and relatives.

Provide shade and fresh water for outdoor pets and livestock and check the backseat of your vehicle when transporting children, National Weather Service, via 'Newsweek' .

If working outside today, be sure to continue to take the necessary measures, that is to drink plenty of water, wear loose-fitting and light-colored clothing, and take frequent breaks in air-conditioned locations, National Weather Service, via 'Newsweek' .

According to PETA, 163 animals died due to heat-related causes in 2023.

'Newsweek' reports that precautions dog-owners can take include walking dogs in the early morning or late evening to avoid extreme pavement temperatures.

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Temperatures are likely to worsen throughout the week in Texas


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