420  
WWUS74 KFWD 171134  
NPWFWD  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
634 AM CDT WED JUL 17 2019  
 
...VERY HOT CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH AND  
CENTRAL TEXAS...  
 
TXZ091>095-101>107-116>123-131>135-144>148-159>162-175-180000-  
/O.CON.KFWD.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-190718T0000Z/  
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-HUNT-  
DELTA-HOPKINS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-  
VAN ZANDT-RAINS-HOOD-SOMERVELL-JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-BOSQUE-  
HILL-NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-LEON-  
ROBERTSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BOWIE, NOCONA, GAINESVILLE, SHERMAN,  
DENISON, BONHAM, PARIS, JACKSBORO, DECATUR, BRIDGEPORT,  
CARROLLTON, DENTON, LEWISVILLE, FLOWER MOUND, PLANO, MCKINNEY,  
ALLEN, FRISCO, GREENVILLE, COMMERCE, COOPER, SULPHUR SPRINGS,  
MINERAL WELLS, WEATHERFORD, BRIAR, FORT WORTH, ARLINGTON, DALLAS,  
ROCKWALL, HEATH, TERRELL, KAUFMAN, FORNEY, CANTON, GRAND SALINE,  
WILLS POINT, VAN, EDGEWOOD, EMORY, EAST TAWAKONI, POINT,  
GRANBURY, OAK TRAIL SHORES, GLEN ROSE, CLEBURNE, BURLESON,  
WAXAHACHIE, ENNIS, MIDLOTHIAN, ATHENS, GUN BARREL CITY, CLIFTON,  
MERIDIAN, VALLEY MILLS, HILLSBORO, CORSICANA, TEAGUE, FAIRFIELD,  
WORTHAM, PALESTINE, WACO, MARLIN, MEXIA, GROESBECK, BUFFALO,  
CENTERVILLE, JEWETT, NORMANGEE, OAKWOOD, HEARNE, FRANKLIN,  
AND CALVERT  
634 AM CDT WED JUL 17 2019  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* TEMPERATURES...BETWEEN 95 TO 100 DEGREES.  
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...BETWEEN 105 TO 108 DEGREES.  
 
* IMPACTS...HEAT EXHAUSTION OR STROKE MAY SET IN IF INDIVIDUALS  
AND PETS ARE NOT ADEQUATELY COOLED AND/OR HYDRATED.  
 
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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