NWS UPDATE: Dangerous Heat this Weekend into Early Next Week

From: National Weather Service, Fort Worth
Date: Thursday, 9 July 2020 5:07 CDT

Bottom Line
Hottest temperatures of the year will occur this weekend into early next week. Heat Advisories are in effect now and will likely continue into early next week.

Overview
Summertime high pressure will dominate North Texas weather to end the week and continue into early next week. High temperatures will range between 95-100 today and Friday, and climb to between 100-105 degrees Saturday through Tuesday. Heat Index values may exceed 110 degrees at times this weekend. Precautions should be taken to limit heat stress for those persons engaged in outdoor activities into early next week.

Areas of Concern
Concern: Heat Advisories End the Week
Concern: Summer Heat Continues Next Week

Terminology and Precautions
Know the Terminology and Prepare!

FAQs

What are normal temperatures this time of year? Mid 90s.

Why is this different? Added moisture will result in heat indices as high as 110 degrees through the weekend.

When will the next email update be sent? This will be the only email for this event.

Additional Resources
National Weather Service Fort Worth Homepage
Hourly Forecasts (Click your location)
NWS Fort Weather Briefing Dashboard:
NWS Fort Worth Hazard Pages
NWSChat
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Jason Dunn - Meteorologist
National Weather Service - Fort Worth/Dallas
3401 Northern Cross Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76137

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