National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for:
Share |

Heat Advisory

National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
252 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

...Heat Advisory in effect for locations east of a Bowie to
Killeen line today, and east and south of a Killeen to Denton to
Sulphur Springs line on Friday...

Van Zandt-Rains-Hood-Somervell-Johnson-Ellis-Henderson-Bosque-
Including the cities of Carrollton, Denton, Lewisville,
Flower Mound, Plano, McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Greenville,
Commerce, Sulphur Springs, Weatherford, Briar, Fort Worth,
Arlington, Dallas, Rockwall, Heath, Terrell, Kaufman, Forney,
Canton, Grand Saline, Wills Point, Van, Edgewood, Emory,
East Tawakoni, Point, Granbury, Oak Trail Shores, Glen Rose,
Cleburne, Burleson, Waxahachie, Ennis, Midlothian, Athens,
Gun Barrel City, Clifton, Meridian, Valley Mills, Hillsboro,
Corsicana, Teague, Fairfield, Wortham, Palestine, Copperas Cove,
Gatesville, Killeen, Temple, Fort Hood, Waco, Marlin, Mexia,
Groesbeck, Buffalo, Centerville, Jewett, Normangee, Oakwood,
Cameron, Rockdale, Hearne, Franklin, and Calvert
252 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017


* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures from 96 to 103 degrees.

* HEAT INDEX...Daily maximum heat index values will range from
  105 to 110 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Individuals and pets outdoors during peak heating
  without adequate shade and/or water may succumb to heat
  exhaustion or heat stroke.


Be sure to check on persons with health problems and the 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 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.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
341 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

Hunt-Delta-Hopkins-Stephens-Palo Pinto-Parker-Tarrant-Dallas-
Rockwall-Kaufman-Van Zandt-Rains-Eastland-Erath-Hood-Somervell-
341 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
Heat index values of 105 to 110 degrees are expected this afternoon
east of a Bowie to Killeen line where a Heat Advisory remains in

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
Oppressive heat is once again expected on Friday with heat index
values climbing into the 105 to 110 degree range. A Heat Advisory is
in effect for areas east and south of a Killeen to Denton to Sulphur
Springs line through Friday evening.

Low thunderstorm chances will return near the Red River Thursday
night and Friday and then across the entire region Friday night and
into Saturday. Limited thunderstorm chances will linger south and
west of a Bowie to Athens line on Sunday, before shifting west of
I-35/35W Sunday night and into Monday. Thunderstorm chances will then
slowly spread back across the entire region by Wednesday.

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE