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Triple-digit temperatures are projected for the Paris area for several days to come. The heat index is expected to range between 105 and 108 degrees.
“These hot conditions will increase the danger of heat-related illnesses and fatalities,” said weather service officials in Fort Worth.
The National Weather Service recommended these precautions:
Be sure to check on persons with health problems and the elderly as they are the most susceptible to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Never leave young children or pets in an enclosed vehicle even for a short time.as temperatures can quickly rise to life-threatening levels.
To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends 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.