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

 

Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - Collin (Texas)


Updated:07/18/2018 3:13am
Effective:07/18/2018 3:13am
Expires:07/18/2018 7:00pm
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Bosque; Collin; Comanche; Cooke; Coryell; Dallas; Denton; Eastland; Ellis; Erath; Grayson; Hamilton; Hill; Hood; Jack; Johnson; Lampasas; McLennan; Mills; Montague; Palo Pinto; Parker; Somervell; Stephens; Tarrant; Wise; Young
 
Instructions: 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. An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot and humid weather is anticipated. Afternoon heat indices in excess of 110 degrees or temperatures in excess of 105 degrees are forecast for at least two consecutive days. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible.

Message summary: ...heat advisory remains in effect until 7 pm cdt this evening...
...excessive heat watch remains in effect from thursday afternoon through friday evening...
* temperatures...high temperatures ranging from 103 to 107 are possible each afternoon.
* impacts...very hot temperatures will increase the risk of heat related illnesses.
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Excessive Heat Watch Excessive Heat Watch - Collin (Texas)


Updated:07/18/2018 3:13am
Effective:07/19/2018 1:00pm
Expires:07/20/2018 7:00pm
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Future
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Bosque; Collin; Comanche; Cooke; Coryell; Dallas; Denton; Eastland; Ellis; Erath; Grayson; Hamilton; Hill; Hood; Jack; Johnson; Lampasas; McLennan; Mills; Montague; Palo Pinto; Parker; Somervell; Stephens; Tarrant; Wise; Young
 
Instructions: 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. An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot and humid weather is anticipated. Afternoon heat indices in excess of 110 degrees or temperatures in excess of 105 degrees are forecast for at least two consecutive days. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible.

Message summary: ...heat advisory remains in effect until 7 pm cdt this evening...
...excessive heat watch remains in effect from thursday afternoon through friday evening...
* temperatures...high temperatures ranging from 103 to 107 are possible each afternoon.
* impacts...very hot temperatures will increase the risk of heat related illnesses.
...view the complete message

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