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Heat Advisory

National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
748 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...Dangerous Heat expected across the eastern two-thirds of North
and Central Texas through the weekend...

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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
748 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017


* TEMPERATURE...Daily high temperatures will range from 94 to
  102 degrees.

* 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.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
333 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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333 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight.
Afternoon heat index values of 105 to 109 degrees are expected
for areas along and east of a Bowie to Meridian to Killeen line.
A Heat Advisory is in effect for those areas. Elsewhere, heat index
values will range from 100 to 104 degrees.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.
Heat index values are expected to climb to 100 to 108 degrees
Saturday afternoon. A Heat Advisory will remain in effect until 8 PM

Isolated thunderstorms are possible Saturday afternoon southeast of
a Temple to Athens line. Low thunderstorm chances will then spread
across all of North and Central Texas on Sunday. Low thunderstorm
chances will then continue mainly north of I-20 through Tuesday
afternoon. Severe weather is not expected, but gusty winds, heavy
rain and cloud to ground lighting will accompany some of the storms.

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


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