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
221 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM CDT TODAY...

.HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TOWARD SUNSET AS TEMPERATURES FALL.

TXZ093>095-106-291600-
/O.CON.KFWD.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150730T0000Z/
GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-DELTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHERMAN...DENISON...BONHAM...PARIS...
COOPER
221 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...PEAK HEAT INDEX VALUES NEAR 105 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. WEDNESDAY IS THE SECOND DAY OF THIS HEAT
ADVISORY.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE.  WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS.

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. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD
BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN
EMERGENCY...CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.

&&

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