Good morning North Texas, if you’re not a fan of hot temperatures, you’re not going to like our forecast!
As shown above in our updated 7 day, we’re expecting highs in the 100s by Saturday. This heat combined with the humidity across North Texas, we could see some dangerous heat conditions this weekend, with heat index values likely near 108-112 depending on the area. A heat advisory remains in effect through Saturday. Be sure you read through our heat safety instructions bellow, or on our weather safety page as we head into this weekend.
Heat Advisory Bellow:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT SATURDAY...
* WHAT...Heat index values of 105-107 degrees today and up to 110
degrees on Saturday.
* 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.
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.