Heat Advisory for Houston Monday Afternoon. Residents Seeking Relief May Access City of Houston Cooling Centers
The National Weather Service has extended a Heat Advisory for Monday afternoon. The City of Houston will be under a Heat Advisory this afternoon from 4.00pm – 7.00pm. Heat index values are forecast to reach 107 degrees or higher.
Residents seeking relief from the heat may access the City of Houston’s publicly accessible facilities during hours of operation, including Multi-Service Centers and libraries.
Multi-Service Center Locations and Hours of Operation:
Library Locations and Hours of Operation:
Residents who need assistance with transport to a designated Cooling Center may call 3-1-1 (713.837.0311) to request a free ride from METRO. Residents without adequate access to air conditioning may also seek shelter in shopping malls, movie theaters, churches, etc.
A break from the extreme heat is forecast. Houston should return to more normal July temperatures and heat index values tomorrow.
Prolonged exposure to extreme heat without proper hydration and other precautionary actions may result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Drink plenty of water. Limit outdoor activity during the heat advisory. Outdoor workers should schedule breaks in shaded or air-conditioned locations. Anyone overcome by heat should immediately move to a cool and shaded space. Check on children, pets, the elderly, people with chronic illness, and any loved ones without adequate access to air conditioning.
For more information on keeping yourself, your family, and your pets safe during extreme heat, visit: https://www.houstonemergency.org/extreme-heat-tips-to-stay-cool/
For up-to-date weather information, visit the National Weather Service Houston/ Galveston forecast office website: weather.gov/hgx