Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
234 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS FROM NOON
THURSDAY UNTIL 9 PM FRIDAY...

.WELL-ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48
HOURS DUE TO A STRENGTHENING MID AND UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE...CURRENTLY SITUATED JUST WEST OF THE REGION. HIGH
TEMPERATURES FROM NEAR 100 TO 105 DEGREES COMBINED WITH LIGHT
WINDS AND HIGH DEWPOINT VALUES WILL LEAD TO HEAT INDICES IN THE
105 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE DURING PEAK HEATING THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
AREAS GENERALLY EAST OF A LINE FROM GRAHAM TO KILLEEN WILL BE
INCLUDED IN THE ADVISORY.

TXZ091>095-100>107-117>123-131>135-144>148-158>162-174-175-240345-
/O.NEW.KFWD.HT.Y.0001.140724T1700Z-140726T0300Z/
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-
VAN ZANDT-RAINS-HOOD-SOMERVELL-JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-BOSQUE-
HILL-NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWIE...NOCONA...GAINESVILLE...
SHERMAN...DENISON...BONHAM...PARIS...GRAHAM...OLNEY...JACKSBORO...
DECATUR...BRIDGEPORT...DENTON...LEWISVILLE...FLOWER MOUND...
THE COLONY...PLANO...GREENVILLE...COMMERCE...COOPER...
SULPHUR SPRINGS...WEATHERFORD...BRIAR...FORT WORTH...ARLINGTON...
DALLAS...ROCKWALL...TERRELL...KAUFMAN...FORNEY...WILLS POINT...
CANTON...GRAND SALINE...VAN...EDGEWOOD...EMORY...POINT...
EAST TAWAKONI...GRANBURY...OAK TRAIL SHORES...GLEN ROSE...
CLEBURNE...BURLESON...WAXAHACHIE...ENNIS...MIDLOTHIAN...
GLENN HEIGHTS...ATHENS...GUN BARREL CITY...CLIFTON...MERIDIAN...
VALLEY MILLS...HILLSBORO...CORSICANA...TEAGUE...FAIRFIELD...
PALESTINE...KILLEEN...TEMPLE...FORT HOOD...WACO...MARLIN...
MEXIA...GROESBECK...BUFFALO...CENTERVILLE...JEWETT...OAKWOOD...
CAMERON...ROCKDALE...HEARNE...FRANKLIN...CALVERT
234 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 10 PM CDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 10 PM CDT
FRIDAY.

* LOCATION...ALL AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM GRAHAM TO
  KILLEEN...INCLUDING THE SHERMAN...DALLAS FORT
  WORTH...WACO...TEMPLE AND KILLEEN AREAS.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES FROM AROUND 100 TO 105 DEGREES
  WITH HEAT INDEX READINGS REACHING THE 105 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE.

* IMPACTS...THOSE EXPOSED TO THE EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED
  PERIOD MAY DEVELOP HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
EXPECTED TO MEET OR EXCEED 105 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST TWO
CONSECUTIVE DAYS.

BE SURE TO CHECK ON PERSONS WITH HEALTH PROBLEMS AND THE
ELDERLY...AS 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 TIME...AS 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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