Heat Precautions in Texas
From the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
The National Weather Service is forecasting high temperatures and humidity over the weekend, with heat indices reaching up to 112°. Residents are advised to take precautions when working or spending time outside.
Excessive temperatures will increase the risk of heat-related illnesses, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
In response to these conditions, the City of Corpus Christi will make several cooling centers available to the public from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The cooling centers will be located throughout the city.
Last Updated September 8, 2023
The City would also like to remind everyone about precautions you can take to reduce your risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The Texas Department of State Health Services advises:
Overall, the best defense against heat-related illness is prevention; stay cool, drink plenty of fluids, wear cool clothing and monitor strenuous outdoor activities, and stay informed.
For more information, contact the call center at 361-826-CITY (2489), or if it’s an emergency, call 911.