Heat Index Impact on Valley Temperatures

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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.


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