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City of Ferris
Sunday June 23rd, 2024 :: 01:11 p.m. CDT

Alert

Heat Advisory until 07:00PM Tuesday

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 107 expected.

* WHERE...North and Central Texas, along and east of I-35.

* WHEN...From noon Monday to 7 PM CDT Tuesday.

* 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.

* AFFECTED AREAS: COOKE ... GRAYSON ... FANNIN ... LAMAR ... DENTON ... COLLIN ... HUNT ... DELTA ... HOPKINS ... TARRANT ... DALLAS ... ROCKWALL ... KAUFMAN ... VAN ZANDT ... RAINS ... JOHNSON ... ELLIS ... HENDERSON ... HILL ... NAVARRO ... FREESTONE ... ANDERSON ... BELL ... MCLENNAN ... FALLS ... LIMESTONE ... LEON ... MILAM ... ROBERTSON

Instructions:

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. Do not leave young children and pets in unattended vehicles. Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. 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.

Address/Location
City of Ferris
100 Town Plaza
Ferris, TX 75125

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 972-544-2110

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Heat Advisory

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