Weather Alerts for Plano, Collin County, Texas

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
PLANO, COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS

Areas Affected:
Anderson - Collin - Delta - Falls - Freestone - Henderson - Hopkins - Hunt - Kaufman - Leon - Limestone - Milam - Navarro - Rains - Robertson - Rockwall - Van Zandt
Effective: Sat, 8/15 12:55pm Updated: Sat, 8/15 3:21pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 8/16 7:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Heat index values up to 108 and actual temperatures up
to 104.
* WHERE...Most of North, Central, and East Texas.
* WHEN...Until 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.

Air Quality Alert  AIR QUALITY ALERT   Air Quality Alert
PLANO, COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS

Areas Affected:
Collin - Dallas - Denton - Ellis - Henderson - Hood - Hunt - Johnson - Kaufman - Parker - Rockwall - Tarrant - Wise
Effective: Sat, 8/15 7:00pm Updated: Sat, 8/15 3:21pm Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Sun, 8/16 5:30pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...OZONE ACTION DAY...
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued
an Ozone Action Day for the Dallas-Fort Worth area for Sunday,
August 16, 2020.
Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing
high levels of ozone air pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area
on Sunday. You can help prevent ozone pollution by sharing a
ride, walking, riding a bicycle, taking your lunch to work,
avoiding drive-through lanes, conserving energy, and keeping your
vehicle properly tuned.
For more information on ozone:
Ozone: The Facts (www.tceq.texas.gov/goto/ozonefacts)
Air North Texas: (www.airnorthtexas.org)
EPA Air Now
(www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action.local_state&STATEID=45&TAB=0)
Take care of Texas (www.takecareoftexas.org)
North Central Texas Council of Governments Air Quality
(www.nctcog.org/trans/air/index.asp)