Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
431 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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431 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
Heat index readings will be 100 to 106 this afternoon. The highest
heat index readings are expected generally east of Interstate 35 and
south of Interstate 20.

There are low chances for thunderstorms today along and west of a
line from Killeen to Ennis to Sulphur Springs. Lightning and brief
heavy rain are the main hazards with any lightning activity.

Thunderstorm chances will increase, especially north of I-20 late
tonight, as a weakening storm complex moves into the area. Severe
weather isn`t expected, however, gusty winds, frequent lightning, and
brief downpours are possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
There are low chances for isolated to scattered thunderstorms along
and north of a Lometa to Palestine line on Thursday. Severe weather
is not expected. Lightning strikes, brief heavy rain and gusty winds
will be the main hazards.

Low thunderstorm chances remain Thursday night and Friday morning along
and north of Interstate 20 where another complex of storms may graze
parts of North Texas. On Friday afternoon and night, a slight chance
for thunderstorms shifts to along and east of a line from Graham to
Cleburne to Fairfield. A slight chance for thunderstorms exists on
Saturday along and east of a Sherman to Corsicana to Centerville
line. Gusty winds, lightning, and brief downpours will be possible
with any thunderstorms Thursday night through Saturday.

Finally, a slight chance for thunderstorms exists on Tuesday along
and east of a Bonham to Hillsboro to Lampasas line.

Heat index values will climb to between 100 and 110 each afternoon.
The highest heat index readings are expected Saturday through

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.



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