Weather Alerts for Collin County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
COLLIN COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Anderson - Bell - Collin - Dallas - Delta - Ellis - Falls - Fannin - Freestone - Henderson - Hill - Hopkins - Hunt - Johnson - Kaufman - Lamar - Leon - Limestone - McLennan - Milam - Navarro - Rains - Robertson - Rockwall - Tarrant - Van Zandt
Effective: Sun, 8/1 12:00pm Updated: Sun, 8/1 8:51am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 8/1 7:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Heat index values up to 109 expected.
* WHERE...Portions of north central, northeast and south central
Texas.
* WHEN...From noon to 7 PM CDT Sunday.
* 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.