Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Collin (TXC085) Texas Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - Collin (Texas)


Updated:Wed, 05-Aug-2015 2:37am CDT
Effective:Wed, 05-Aug-2015 2:37am CDT
Expires:Sat, 08-Aug-2015 7:00pm CDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Collin; Cooke; Dallas; Delta; Denton; Eastland; Ellis; Erath; Fannin; Grayson; Hood; Hopkins; Hunt; Jack; Johnson; Kaufman; Lamar; Montague; Palo Pinto; Parker; Rains; Rockwall; Somervell; Stephens; Tarrant; Wise; Young
 
Instructions: 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...the elderly and outdoor pets...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.

Message summary: ...hot weather is in store into this weekend as strong high pressure aloft intensifies over the area...
.high temperatures of 98 to 103 degrees this afternoon will result in afternoon heat index values exceeding 105 degrees generally across the northern half of north texas. From thursday through saturday...high temperatures will range from 100 to 105 degrees with heat indices between 104 and 109 degrees across the entire area. The hot conditions will likely persist sunday into early next week with the heat advisory being extended in time in future forecasts.
* temperatures will range between 98 to 105 degrees with maximum heat index values of 105 to 109.
* impacts...overexertion will lead to dehydration...which could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
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