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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
1127 PM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

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/O.EXT.KFWD.HT.Y.0002.200709T1800Z-200712T0100Z/
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Including the cities of Stephenville, Dublin, Clifton, Meridian,
Valley Mills, Teague, Fairfield, Wortham, Palestine, Waco,
Marlin, Mexia, and Groesbeck
1127 PM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

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

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 108 expected.

* WHERE...Most of North...Central 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.

&&

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