Well NTX we’re currently experiencing some of the worst heat since 2011! Area temps as of 5pm were from the 103-108 range! Please look over the heat safety tips we’ve posted in this blog or find them at http://www.weather.gov/fwd/
Make sure if outside to be extra cautious of this dangerous heat and to stay hydrated and take numerous breaks in the shade! If you see someone who appears to be suffering from heat related illness CALL 911!
Excessive Heat Warning through Friday Evening, Heat Advisory through 7pm this evening!-
…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT ALONG THE I-35 CORRIDOR THROUGH THIS
.EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
Including the cities of Bowie, Nocona, Gainesville, Sherman,
Denison, Graham, Olney, Jacksboro, Decatur, Bridgeport,
Carrollton, Denton, Lewisville, Flower Mound, Plano, McKinney,
Allen, Frisco, Breckenridge, Mineral Wells, Weatherford, Briar,
Fort Worth, Arlington, Dallas, Rockwall, Heath, Cisco, Eastland,
Ranger, Gorman, Stephenville, Dublin, Granbury, Oak Trail Shores,
Glen Rose, Cleburne, Burleson, Waxahachie, Ennis, Midlothian,
Comanche, De Leon, Goldthwaite, Hamilton, Hico, Clifton,
Meridian, Valley Mills, Hillsboro, Lampasas, Copperas Cove,
Gatesville, Killeen, Temple, Fort Hood, Waco, and Marlin
415 PM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018
…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…
…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO
7 PM CDT FRIDAY…
* TEMPERATURES…High temperatures ranging from 103 to 108 are
possible each afternoon.
* Impacts…Very hot temperatures will increase the risk of heat
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.
Current Conditions Via NWS- https://www.weather.gov/fwd/observations
DFW AIRPORT FAIR 106 DALLAS LOVE FAIR 106
FTW MEACHAM FAIR 103
DAL-EXECUTIVE FAIR 106
FTW-ALLIANCE FAIR 105
FTW-NAS-JRB FAIR 107
FTW-SPINKS MOSUNNY 108
ARLINGTON FAIR 105
GRAND PRAIRIE SUNNY 104
ADDISON SUNNY 104
MESQUITE SUNNY 102
LANCASTER FAIR 104