Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
935 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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935 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
An ongoing thunderstorm complex east of I-35E and northeast of I-45
will slowly weaken through midday as it moves east into East Texas.
Cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain will accompany some of the

Additional thunderstorm development is expected this afternoon
mainly along and south of the I-20 corridor. Cloud to ground
lightning, heavy rain and gusty 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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