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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
232 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

TXZ173-183-191>194-202-205>209-217>225-228-250100-
WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-BEXAR-COMAL-
GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-
KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GEORGETOWN...DEL RIO...SAN MARCOS...
AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...BRACKETVILLE...SAN ANTONIO...
NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...EAGLE PASS...
CRYSTAL CITY...PEARSALL...PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...
KARNES CITY...GONZALES...CUERO...HALLETSVILLE...CARRIZO SPRINGS
232 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON...

A COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND INCREASED MOISTURE WILL
RESULT IN ELEVATED HEAT INDICES THIS AFTERNOON. VALUES OF 105 TO
108 ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND EAST OF I-35...AS WELL AS ACROSS THE
RIO GRANDE PLAINS. A FEW SPOTS NEAR THE COASTAL PLAINS WILL FLIRT
WITH HEAT ADVISORY CRITERIA WITH VALUES OF 108 TO 110 FOR AN HOUR
OR TWO DURING THE MIDDLE OF THIS AFTERNOON.

RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT FOR SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION. TAKE
EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF CONDUCTING STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES OUTDOORS...
SUCH AS SCHEDULING FREQUENT BREAKS INDOORS OR IN THE SHADE AND
DRINKING PLENTY OF WATER.

ALSO...BE SURE TO CHECK ON PERSONS WITH HEALTH PROBLEMS...CHILDREN
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
RISE TO LIFE THREATENING LEVELS IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
309 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-251230-
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-
FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
309 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
THERE IS A LOW CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF
A SHERMAN TO HEARNE LINE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ADDITIONAL
STORMS MAY REDEVELOP OVERNIGHT NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM SHERMAN TO
PALESTINE. ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
GUSTY DOWNBURST WINDS TO NEAR 50 MPH AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
TEXAS FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY AS THE UPPER RIDGE CONTINUES TO
WEAKEN AND MOISTURE SPREADS INTO NORTH TEXAS. ANY STORMS THAT
DEVELOP COULD PRODUCE GUSTY DOWNBURST WINDS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING
AND HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.

WITH MULTIPLE WEAK DISTURBANCES MOVING THROUGH THE REGION...LOW
RAIN AND STORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS ALL OR PARTS OF NORTH
TEXAS WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WOULD
BE THE MAIN THREAT WITH ANY MID TO LATE WEEK STORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1200 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-251700-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
1200 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.HEAT...
HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TODAY. AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES
WILL BE IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE AT TIMES ACROSS PORTIONS
OF NORTHERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA. A HEAT ADVISORY
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THESE LOCATIONS.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY
AND TONIGHT ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN OKLAHOMA. IF STORMS OCCUR...
THEY WOULD MOVE SLOWLY AND COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
AND GUSTY WINDS UP TO 60 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY AFFECT PORTIONS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND
GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
610 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-251115-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
610 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS AND EDWARDS PLATEAU THIS AFTERNOON. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 20 TO 30 PERCENT AND SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 10
TO 15 MPH WILL HELP INCREASE THE RISK FOR BRUSH AND GRASS FIRES
TO SPREAD QUICKLY IF THEY OCCUR.

IN ADDITION TO THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT...ELEVATED HEAT INDICES
BETWEEN 105 AND 108 ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ALONG AND EAST OF
INTERSTATE 35. A FEW SPOTS IN THE COASTAL PLAINS MAY BRIEFLY SEE
HEAT INDEX VALUES APPROACHING 110 FOR AN HOUR OR TWO DURING THE
MIDDLE OF THE AFTERNOON. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STAY HYDRATED AND
TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS DURING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

ONE MORE DAY OF ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED ON
MONDAY AFTERNOON ALONG THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS AND EDWARDS PLATEAU.
HOWEVER...A PAIR OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES FROM THE EAST WILL
BRING WETTER AND SLIGHTLY COOLER WEATHER TO SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS
SPREADING FROM EAST TO WEST ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL TOTALS OF UP TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE ON MONDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. RELATIVELY DRY SOILS AND PROGRESSIVE
STORMS SHOULD KEEP FLASH FLOOD CONCERNS TO A MINIMUM...BUT AREAS
THAT RECEIVE MULTIPLE PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN OR HAVE SLOW-MOVING
STORMS MAY EXPERIENCE SOME FLOODING. DRIER WEATHER SHOULD RETURN
BY FRIDAY...WITH FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS RETURNING IN THE RIO
GRANDE PLAINS IF THEY DO NOT RECEIVE ADEQUATE WETTING RAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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