Weather Alerts for TARRANT

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
TARRANT

Areas Affected:
Collin - Cooke - Dallas - Delta - Denton - Ellis - Fannin - Grayson - Henderson - Hill - Hood - Hopkins - Hunt - Jack - Johnson - Kaufman - Lamar - Montague - Navarro - Palo Pinto - Parker - Rains - Rockwall - Somervell - Stephens - Tarrant - Van Zandt - Wise - Young
Effective: Thu, Jul 9 1:00 pm Updated: Wed 8:45 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, Jul 11 8:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...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.

Information:
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.