Weather Alerts for ELLIS

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
ELLIS

Areas Affected:
Bell - Bosque - Comanche - Coryell - Dallas - Eastland - Ellis - Erath - Falls - Freestone - Hamilton - Hill - Hood - Johnson - Lampasas - Leon - Limestone - McLennan - Milam - Mills - Navarro - Palo Pinto - Parker - Robertson - Somervell - Stephens - Tarrant
Effective: Sat, Jul 21 2:36 pm Updated: Sat 6:15 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, Jul 23 7:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT MONDAY...
* TEMPERATURES...High temperatures ranging from 105 to 112 are
expected this Sunday and Monday afternoons.
* HEAT INDICES...Heat index values may exceed 110 degrees at
times.
* 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.

Information:
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.