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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
324 AM CDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-130830-
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-
324 AM CDT Wed Aug 12 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

There is a chance of thunderstorms for areas north and east of a
Bonham to Canton line through this afternoon. Gusty winds, locally
heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning will be the main threats.

A Heat Advisory is in effect for most of North and Central Texas as
heat index values are expected to rise above 105 degrees today.

There will be a threat for grass fires mainly west of I-35 through
this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Hot weather will continue through the weekend with heat indices
exceeding 105 degrees each afternoon.

There will be an elevated fire weather threat during the afternoon
hours Thursday through Sunday.

There is a chance of thunderstorms across North Texas late Sunday
through Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
304 AM CDT Wed Aug 12 2020

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141-143>148-157>162-174-175-
121800-
/O.NEW.KFWD.HT.Y.0004.200812T1800Z-200814T0000Z/
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-Hamilton-Bosque-Hill-Navarro-
Freestone-Anderson-Coryell-Bell-McLennan-Falls-Limestone-Leon-
Milam-Robertson-
Including the cities of Bowie, Nocona, Gainesville, Sherman,
Denison, Bonham, Paris, Graham, Olney, Jacksboro, Decatur,
Bridgeport, Carrollton, Denton, Lewisville, Flower Mound, Plano,
McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Greenville, Commerce, Cooper,
Sulphur Springs, Breckenridge, Mineral Wells, Weatherford, Briar,
Fort Worth, Arlington, Dallas, Rockwall, Heath, Terrell, Kaufman,
Forney, Canton, Grand Saline, Wills Point, Van, Edgewood, Emory,
East Tawakoni, Point, Cisco, Eastland, Ranger, Gorman,
Stephenville, Dublin, Granbury, Oak Trail Shores, Glen Rose,
Cleburne, Burleson, Waxahachie, Ennis, Midlothian, Athens,
Gun Barrel City, Comanche, De Leon, Hamilton, Hico, 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
304 AM CDT Wed Aug 12 2020

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values between 105 and 110 expected.

* WHERE...Most of North and Central Texas.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity will increase the
  risk for heat-related illnesses to occur, particularly for those
  working or participating in outdoor activities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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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