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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
336 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

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336 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.
Oppressive heat will continue east of a Killeen to Bowie line
through 7 pm with heat indices exceeding 105 degrees. A Heat Advisory
remains in effect for these areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
Oppressive heat is once again expected on Friday afternoon with heat
indices climbing to between 105 to 110 degrees. A Heat Advisory will
remain in effect for areas east and south of a Killeen to Denton to
Sulphur Springs.

Low thunderstorm chances will return across the Red River Valley
Friday, then continue across the much of the area later Friday Night
and Saturday. Any storms may become strong or possibly severe Friday
afternoon and evening due to the very hot temperatures expected. The
main hazards with storms Friday afternoon and evening include very
gusty downburst winds, frequent lightning, brief heavy downpours, and
possibly small hail

Low thunderstorms chances will linger mainly west of I-35 Saturday
Night through Tuesday. Thunderstorm chances increase by the middle of
next week for all of North and Central Texas.

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


Heat Advisory

National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
158 PM 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...

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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
158 PM 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.



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