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

 

Excessive Heat Warning Excessive Heat Warning - Collin (Texas)


Updated:07/22/2018 8:28am
Effective:07/22/2018 8:28am
Expires:07/22/2018 7:00pm
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Anderson; Collin; Cooke; Denton; Grayson; Henderson; Jack; Kaufman; Montague; Rockwall; Van Zandt; 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. 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.

Message summary: ...excessive heat will continue through monday...
...excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 pm cdt this evening...
...heat advisory remains in effect from 7 pm this evening to 7 pm cdt monday...
* temperatures...high temperatures are expected to range from 105 to 110 degrees sunday, then 102 to 104 degrees monday.
* heat indices...heat index values may reach 110 degrees sunday afternoon, then 105 monday afternoon.
* impacts...very hot conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses. An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of extremely hot conditions will occur. This is a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely.
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Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - Collin (Texas)


Updated:07/22/2018 8:28am
Effective:07/22/2018 7:00pm
Expires:07/23/2018 7:00pm
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Anderson; Collin; Cooke; Denton; Grayson; Henderson; Jack; Kaufman; Montague; Rockwall; Van Zandt; 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. 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.

Message summary: ...excessive heat will continue through monday...
...excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 pm cdt this evening...
...heat advisory remains in effect from 7 pm this evening to 7 pm cdt monday...
* temperatures...high temperatures are expected to range from 105 to 110 degrees sunday, then 102 to 104 degrees monday.
* heat indices...heat index values may reach 110 degrees sunday afternoon, then 105 monday afternoon.
* impacts...very hot conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses. An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of extremely hot conditions will occur. This is a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely.
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Air Quality Alert Air Quality Alert - Collin (Texas)


Updated:07/21/2018 1:50pm
Effective:07/22/2018 7:00pm
Expires:07/22/2018 5:00pm
Severity:Unknown
Urgency:Unknown
Certainty:Unknown
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Collin; Dallas; Denton; Ellis; Henderson; Hood; Hunt; Johnson; Kaufman; Parker; Rockwall; Tarrant; Wise
 
Message summary: ...ozone action day...
The texas commission on environmental quality (tceq) has issued an ozone action day for the dallas-fort worth area for sunday, july 22, 2018. 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)
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