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DFW Weather: Heat Advisory Continues, MedStar Responds To Dozens Of Heat-Related Calls

(CBSDFW.COM) - North Texas remains under a heat advisory for the sixth consecutive day as feels-like temperatures are expected to push 110 degrees on Monday.

MedStar, which covers parts of Tarrant County, also reported that it responded to 41 heat-related calls during the heatwave over the weekend and that 32 of those calls resulted in transportation to a hospital. The numbers reported by MedStar were from August 10 to early Monday morning.

Four people were taken to the hospital in serious condition while two were taken in critical condition.

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Highs are expected to reach triple-digits on Monday and Tuesday before a small break from the heat on Wednesday due to rain chances.

MedStar recommends people in the heat to stay hydrated, find shade and cooling, limit activity outdoors, and check on loved ones.

They can also take advantage of 13 cooling stations set up by The Salvation Army across the metroplex.

These cooling stations are open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and are located at:

The Salvation Army Homeless Shelter
5302 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas

The Salvation Army Homeless Shelter
1855 E. Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas

Cooling stations at 11 Salvation Army community centers also open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays only at these locations:

Pleasant Grove
8341 Elam Road
Dallas, TX 75217

1508 East McKinney Street
Denton, TX 76201

250 East Grauwyler Road
Irving, TX 75061

600 Wilson Creek Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75069

712 W. Abram Street
Arlington, TX 76013

Oak Cliff
1617 W. Jefferson Blvd
Dallas, TX 75208

451 W. Ave D
Garland, TX 75040

206 West Main Street
Lewisville, TX 75057

3528 E. 14th Street
Plano, TX 75074

Northside Corps (N. Fort Worth)
3023 NW 24th St
Fort Worth, TX 7610

The Salvation Army, Ellis County
620 Farley St.
Waxahachie, TX 75165

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