First Alert Weather Days: Extreme heat Thursday, Friday

Heat Related Illness danger this week
Heat Related Illness danger this week
Updated: May. 29, 2018 at 5:44 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The First Alert Forecast Team has designated Thursday and Friday as First Alert Weather Days.

High pressure will bring very hot temperatures across West Texas for the remainder of the work week.

The peak of this week's heatwave is expected on Thursday and Friday.

Models are showing daytime highs between 104 and 108 degrees Thursday and Friday.  This will be the hottest air mass we have seen across the region this year.

If outdoors for any length of time, please remember the following Heat Safety Tips.

1) Reduce outdoor activity
2) Drink plenty of water
3) Take frequent breaks 
4) Wear light colored clothing which reflects sunlight
5) Reduce outdoor strenuous activities to early morning or evening

Remember to never leave kids or pets unattended in vehicles.  LOOK before you LOCK!

Very hot temperatures continue through Friday.

Relief is possible over the weekend.

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