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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
323 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017

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323 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

A heat advisory will remain in effect through 7 PM.

There is a chance of thunderstorms across all of North and Central
Texas this afternoon and evening, with the better storm chances
shifting north to near the Red River and adjacent counties tonight.
Some of the storms during the afternoon and early evening will be
strong to possibly severe, with damaging downburst winds being the
primary threat. Cloud to ground lightning and brief heavy rain can
also be expected with some of the storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.
Scattered thunderstorms are possible again Monday across just about all
of North and Central Texas. A few storms will be strong to possibly
severe, with damaging downbursts winds the main threat. A slight
chance of storms will return Friday and Saturday.

Oppressive heat will return during the middle to later half of the
week, with heat index values climbing into the 105 to 110 degree

Limited spotter activation may be requested through this evening on
a county by county basis.


Heat Advisory

National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
319 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...Heat Advisory until 7 PM CDT Today for areas along and east of
a Bowie to Killeen line...

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Including the cities of Bowie, Nocona, Gainesville, Sherman,
Denison, Bonham, Paris, Decatur, Bridgeport, Carrollton, Denton,
Lewisville, Flower Mound, Plano, McKinney, Allen, Frisco,
Greenville, Commerce, Cooper, 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
319 PM CDT Sun Jul 23 2017


* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures will range from 92 to 101

* HEAT INDEX...Daily maximum heat index values will range from
  105 to 109 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 9 1 1.



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