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
1028 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TODAY TO 7 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

.AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 105 TO 108 DEGREES
TODAY AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE AFTER 7 PM
AS TEMPERATURES TURN SLIGHTLY COOLER.


TXZ093>095-106-282330-
/O.NEW.KFWD.HT.Y.0001.150728T1800Z-150730T0000Z/
GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-DELTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHERMAN...DENISON...BONHAM...PARIS...
COOPER
1028 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES OF 105 TO 108 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...OVEREXERTION IN THIS HEAT WILL LIKELY LEAD TO
  DEHYDRATION...AND 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.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY - CALL 911.

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