Weather Advisory

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Ellis (TXC139) Texas Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Excessive Heat Warning


Updated:Sun 22-Jul-18 08:28am CDT
Effective:Sun 22-Jul-18 08:28am CDT
Expires:Mon 23-Jul-18 07:00pm CDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

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
 
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 monday...
* temperatures...high temperatures ranging from 105 to 112 are expected sunday and monday.
* 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.
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Air Quality Alert


Updated:Sat 21-Jul-18 01:50pm CDT
Effective:Sun 22-Jul-18 07:00pm CDT
Expires:Sun 22-Jul-18 05:00pm CDT
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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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone TXC139