KTRE-tv is reports “Recent heat advisories prompt a word of warning from East Texas doctors.”
The CDC reported last year that heat was the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the last 30 years, and East Texas doctors are reminding their patients of the seriousness of recent heat advisories.
The sun was beating down on a crew from Leal Landscaping in Lufkin. Trying to keep in the shade, they say the high temperatures from the past few weeks have made their work more physically demanding.
“Especially now in these times, the humidity has been getting to us a lot,” one worker, Francisca Santana said.
Dr. Jeremy Chester at Woodland Heights Medical Center says that road workers, contractors, or landscapers who have to work outside have to be more conscious of heat exhaustion.
“Some of the people in the lumber mills will get overheated and they will come in,” Chester said.
However, he says they become accustomed to it over time, and that those who work indoors are more likely to suffer heat-related health problems sooner.
If your can trust a puzzle company to make sure every piece is in the box to complete the puzzle, then why can’t you trust GOD that every piece in your life is there for a reason.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” – Jeremiah 29:11
In the Morning when I Rise, give me Jesus!
Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life. Psalm 143:8
Here are some reasons why your air conditioner isn’t working as well as it used to.
Trouble Shooting Ideas on the hottest days when you notice your air conditioner is struggling.
- Your filter is dirty.
- Warm air is leaking in.
- TV is too close to the AC.
- Registers are dirty or blocked.
- Thermostat is on the wrong setting.
- It’s too sunny inside.
- Plants are crowding the compressor.
- You forgot an annual checkup.
Poor maintenance can result in an air conditioner that performs poorly, go to Consumer Reports for more.