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With Texas heat increasing, here are a few safety tips

As the heat index in Central Texas rises to 108+, here's a reminder of the things you need to do to stay safe.

AUSTIN, Texas — It doesn't matter how warm it is, people find a way to stay outdoors – no matter the high temps.

On Wednesday, people were working out even when the temperature got up to 98 degrees.

A Camp Gladiator group in Round Rock was out one of them and their trainer says that people forget and get used to the heat.

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"I mean, it will bother people at first because it is hot, but we try to accommodate them with as much shade and water – I always tell them to drink water," said Paul Martin-Bankowski.

But it is a good reminder if you are going outside, keep track of your body. Also, know the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke:

Heat Exhaustion

  • Faintness or dizziness
  • Excessive sweating
  • Cool, pale or clammy skin
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • A rapid or weak pulse
  • Muscle cramps

Heat Stroke

  • Throbbing headache
  • No sweating
  • Body temperatures above 103 degrees
  • Red, hot, dry skin
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Rapid, strong pulse
  • May lose consciousness

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