Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
435 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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435 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
A thunderstorm complex across North Texas early this morning is
expected to weaken by mid morning, but additional thunderstorm
development is expected this afternoon through early evening.
Lightning strikes, heavy rain and gusty winds will be the main
hazards this morning. The better chances for rain this afternoon are
currently along and on either side of the Interstate 20 corridor, but
may be dependent on the location of a residual boundary from the
morning storm complex. Lightning strikes, brief heavy rain and gusty
downburst winds will be the main hazards this afternoon and evening.

A Heat Advisory is in effect along and south of a Killeen to Athens
line this afternoon where heat indices of 105 to 110 are possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
A few thunderstorms are possible Friday across North and Central
Texas. Severe weather is not expected but lightning strikes, brief
heavy rain and gusty winds will be the main hazards.

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms along and north of an
Olney to McKinney to Emory line late Friday night and Saturday

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms along and east of a Paris
to Fairfield to Temple line on Monday, and south of an Athens to
Hillsboro to Hamilton line on Tuesday.

Heat index values may climb to between 100 and 110 each afternoon.
The greatest heat index readings are expected this weekend.

Very limited spotter activation may be requested this afternoon for
downburst activity.



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