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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
329 PM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-131>135-145-146-090430-
/O.NEW.KFWD.HT.Y.0002.200709T1800Z-200712T0100Z/
Montague-Cooke-Grayson-Fannin-Lamar-Young-Jack-Wise-Denton-Collin-
Hunt-Delta-Hopkins-Stephens-Palo Pinto-Parker-Tarrant-Dallas-
Rockwall-Kaufman-Van Zandt-Rains-Hood-Somervell-Johnson-Ellis-
Henderson-Hill-Navarro-
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, Granbury, Oak Trail Shores, Glen Rose,
Cleburne, Burleson, Waxahachie, Ennis, Midlothian, Athens,
Gun Barrel City, Hillsboro, and Corsicana
329 PM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 8 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 110 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of North and East Texas.

* WHEN...From 1 PM Thursday to 8 PM CDT Saturday.

* 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
305 PM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-091215-
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-
305 PM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible mainly across parts of North and East
Texas through the early evening. Storms may produce strong gusty
winds, brief torrential downpours, and frequent lightning.

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

Very hot conditions are expected by Thursday through the weekend
with temperatures reaching and exceeding 100 degrees. Afternoon heat
indices will climb above 105 degrees across North and Central Texas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Bain



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