Heat Index Impact on Valley Temperatures
MCALLEN – Abnormally high temperatures can cause dangers to one’s health.
Heat-related illnesses can be common in the Rio Grande Valley.
The high temperature, along with high humidity, makes it feel even hotter than the actual temperature – this is called the heat index.
CHANNEL 5 Forecaster Steven Sarabia stopped by South Texas Emergency Care to learn more about the impact of the heat.
Watch the video above for the full story.