Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
318 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...HOT AND RAIN-FREE WEATHER IS IN STORE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE INTENSIFIES OVERHEAD....

.HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL APPROACH TRIPLE DIGITS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES EXCEEDING 105 DEGREES ACROSS GENERALLY THE
NORTHERN HALF OF NORTH TEXAS. THESE HOT CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK...AND LIKELY INTO THE WEEKEND. A HEAT
ADVISORY WILL GO INTO AFFECT TOMORROW AFTERNOON FOR AREAS
GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CISCO TO WAXAHACHIE TO
EMORY...AND THIS AREA MAY NEED TO BE EXPANDED SOUTH LATER IN THE
WEEK OR THIS WEEKEND AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO CLIMB.

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>121-123-129>134-050430-
/O.NEW.KFWD.HT.Y.0002.150805T1800Z-150807T0100Z/
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-JOHNSON-
ELLIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWIE...NOCONA...GAINESVILLE...
SHERMAN...DENISON...BONHAM...PARIS...GRAHAM...OLNEY...JACKSBORO...
DECATUR...BRIDGEPORT...DENTON...LEWISVILLE...FLOWER MOUND...
THE COLONY...PLANO...GREENVILLE...COMMERCE...COOPER...
SULPHUR SPRINGS...BRECKENRIDGE...MINERAL WELLS...WEATHERFORD...
BRIAR...FORT WORTH...ARLINGTON...DALLAS...ROCKWALL...TERRELL...
KAUFMAN...FORNEY...EMORY...POINT...EAST TAWAKONI...CISCO...
EASTLAND...RANGER...GORMAN...STEPHENVILLE...DUBLIN...GRANBURY...
OAK TRAIL SHORES...GLEN ROSE...CLEBURNE...BURLESON...WAXAHACHIE...
ENNIS...MIDLOTHIAN...GLENN HEIGHTS
318 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM CDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM CDT
THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES WILL EXCEED 100 DEGREES WITH MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX
  VALUES OF 104 TO 108.

* IMPACTS...OVEREXERTION WILL LEAD TO DEHYDRATION...WHICH COULD
  RESULT IN HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
EXPECTED TO MEET OR EXCEED 105 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST TWO
CONSECUTIVE DAYS.

BE SURE TO CHECK ON PERSONS WITH HEALTH PROBLEMS AND THE
ELDERLY...AS THEY ARE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
HEAT STROKE. NEVER LEAVE YOUNG CHILDREN OR PETS IN AN ENCLOSED
VEHICLE...EVEN FOR A SHORT TIME...AS TEMPERATURES CAN QUICKLY
RISE TO LIFE THREATENING LEVELS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE.  WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

&&

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