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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
234 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS FROM NOON
THURSDAY UNTIL 9 PM FRIDAY...

.WELL-ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48
HOURS DUE TO A STRENGTHENING MID AND UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE...CURRENTLY SITUATED JUST WEST OF THE REGION. HIGH
TEMPERATURES FROM NEAR 100 TO 105 DEGREES COMBINED WITH LIGHT
WINDS AND HIGH DEWPOINT VALUES WILL LEAD TO HEAT INDICES IN THE
105 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE DURING PEAK HEATING THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
AREAS GENERALLY EAST OF A LINE FROM GRAHAM TO KILLEEN WILL BE
INCLUDED IN THE ADVISORY.

TXZ091>095-100>107-117>123-131>135-144>148-158>162-174-175-240345-
/O.NEW.KFWD.HT.Y.0001.140724T1700Z-140726T0300Z/
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-
VAN ZANDT-RAINS-HOOD-SOMERVELL-JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-BOSQUE-
HILL-NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWIE...NOCONA...GAINESVILLE...
SHERMAN...DENISON...BONHAM...PARIS...GRAHAM...OLNEY...JACKSBORO...
DECATUR...BRIDGEPORT...DENTON...LEWISVILLE...FLOWER MOUND...
THE COLONY...PLANO...GREENVILLE...COMMERCE...COOPER...
SULPHUR SPRINGS...WEATHERFORD...BRIAR...FORT WORTH...ARLINGTON...
DALLAS...ROCKWALL...TERRELL...KAUFMAN...FORNEY...WILLS POINT...
CANTON...GRAND SALINE...VAN...EDGEWOOD...EMORY...POINT...
EAST TAWAKONI...GRANBURY...OAK TRAIL SHORES...GLEN ROSE...
CLEBURNE...BURLESON...WAXAHACHIE...ENNIS...MIDLOTHIAN...
GLENN HEIGHTS...ATHENS...GUN BARREL CITY...CLIFTON...MERIDIAN...
VALLEY MILLS...HILLSBORO...CORSICANA...TEAGUE...FAIRFIELD...
PALESTINE...KILLEEN...TEMPLE...FORT HOOD...WACO...MARLIN...
MEXIA...GROESBECK...BUFFALO...CENTERVILLE...JEWETT...OAKWOOD...
CAMERON...ROCKDALE...HEARNE...FRANKLIN...CALVERT
234 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 10 PM CDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 10 PM CDT
FRIDAY.

* LOCATION...ALL AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM GRAHAM TO
  KILLEEN...INCLUDING THE SHERMAN...DALLAS FORT
  WORTH...WACO...TEMPLE AND KILLEEN AREAS.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES FROM AROUND 100 TO 105 DEGREES
  WITH HEAT INDEX READINGS REACHING THE 105 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE.

* IMPACTS...THOSE EXPOSED TO THE EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED
  PERIOD MAY DEVELOP HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

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.

&&

$$








Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
440 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-240030-
ANDERSON-BELL-BOSQUE-COLLIN-COMANCHE-COOKE-CORYELL-DALLAS-DELTA-
DENTON-EASTLAND-ELLIS-ERATH-FALLS-FANNIN-FREESTONE-GRAYSON-HAMILTON-
HENDERSON-HILL-HOOD-HOPKINS-HUNT-JACK-JOHNSON-KAUFMAN-LAMAR-LAMPASAS-
LEON-LIMESTONE-MCLENNAN-MILAM-MILLS-MONTAGUE-NAVARRO-PALO PINTO-
PARKER-RAINS-ROBERTSON-ROCKWALL-SOMERVELL-STEPHENS-TARRANT-VAN ZANDT-
WISE-YOUNG-
440 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.NOW...
A LARGE AREA OF RAIN AND CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS...OVER
SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA...WILL CONTINUE MOVING SOUTH  AT 50 MPH THROUGH
700 PM. THIS RAIN AND STORMS SHOULD EFFECT NORTH TEXAS AREAS ALONG
AND EAST OF A LINE FROM SHERMAN TO KAUFMAN AND GUN BARREL CITY
THROUGH SUNSET.  VERY STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS UP TO 50 MPH OR HIGHER MAY
OCCUR WHERE THE STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS TRACKS THROUGH THE
NORTHEAST SECTION OF THE NORTH TEXAS. ALSO...DANGEROUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING AND SOME HAIL MAY OCCUR.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT NORTHEAST OF A SHERMAN TO
MCKINNEY TO EMORY LINE UNTIL 10 PM.

ELSEWHERE...TEMPERATURES SHOULD REMAIN IN THE 90S THROUGH SUNSET
WHILE WINDS REMAIN GENERALLY NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH OR LESS.  AREAS
EAST OF I-35 AND I-45 WILL LIKELY SEE INCREASING HIGH
CLOUDS AND WINDS MAY INCREASE AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING STORMS.

$$




Severe Thunderstorm Watch

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 434
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
405 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 434 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

TXC037-063-067-085-119-147-159-181-183-203-223-231-277-315-343-
379-387-423-449-459-499-240300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0434.140723T2105Z-140724T0300Z/

TX
.    TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BOWIE                CAMP                CASS
COLLIN               DELTA               FANNIN
FRANKLIN             GRAYSON             GREGG
HARRISON             HOPKINS             HUNT
LAMAR                MARION              MORRIS
RAINS                RED RIVER           SMITH
TITUS                UPSHUR              WOOD
$$


ATTN...WFO...SHV...FWD...






Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
304 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-241230-
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-
FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
304 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

A COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION
FROM THE NORTHEAST THIS EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE NORTH OF A LINE FROM PALESTINE TO MERIDIAN TO JACKSBORO
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A FEW STORMS COULD BE STRONG OR MARGINALLY
SEVERE THIS EVENING...PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING. SOME HAIL WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF THE REGION THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. HEAT INDEX VALUES ON BOTH OF THE AFTERNOONS WILL
BE AT OR OVER 105 DEGREES.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AFTERNOON EAST
OF A LINE FROM BONHAM TO CORSICANA TO HEARNE.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
TUESDAY OVER ALL OF NORTH TEXAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THIS EVENING TO THE
NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM BOWIE TO CLEBURNE TO ATHENS.

$$


82/JLD




Air Quality Alert

TXZ102>105-117>121-131-133>135-242300-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
136 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...OZONE ACTION DAY...

THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ) HAS ISSUED
AN OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THE DALLAS-FORT WORTH AREA FOR THURSDAY,
JULY 24, 2014.

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR PRODUCING
HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE AIR POLLUTION IN THE DALLAS-FORT WORTH AREA
ON THURSDAY. YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE POLLUTION BY SHARING A
RIDE, WALKING, RIDING A BICYCLE, TAKING YOUR LUNCH TO WORK,
AVOIDING DRIVE-THROUGH LANES, CONSERVING ENERGY, AND KEEPING YOUR
VEHICLE PROPERLY TUNED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OZONE:

OZONE: THE FACTS (WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/GOTO/OZONEFACTS)

AIR NORTH TEXAS: (WWW.AIRNORTHTEXAS.ORG)

EPA AIR NOW
(WWW.AIRNOW.GOV/INDEX.CFM?ACTION.LOCAL_STATE&STATEID=45&TAB=0)

TAKE CARE OF TEXAS (WWW.TAKECAREOFTEXAS.ORG)

NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS AIR QUALITY
(WWW.NCTCOG.ORG/TRANS/AIR/INDEX.ASP)

$$







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