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A Heat Advisory has been issued for areas along the I-35 corridor including DFW and Waco effective for Tuesday and Wednesday. High temperatures will climb into the 103-105 degree range. Take precautions to protect yourself and others from heat-related illness.
Very hot temperatures are expected through the weekend. Some areas will be near or surpass record temperatures! Maximum heat index values will be in the 104-111 range. If you're outdoors, be sure to stay hydrated, take frequent breaks, and seek shaded areas!
With the upcoming stretch of oppressive heat, here are some heat safety tips!
Here's the difference between the Heat Advisory vs. Excessive Heat Warning. Regardless of the products in effect, you need to be sure that you are prepared. Drink plenty of water, dress of heat and reduce your time in the sun. Help the elderly, kids and pets stay cool! Never leave children, disabled adults or pets in parked vehicles. Beat the heat, check the backseat!
An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued for the DFW Metroplex, the Waco Area, as well as our counties west of the I-35 corridor effective for Thursday and Friday. Temperatures are expected to reach 105 degrees or higher. Take heavy precaution to protect yourself and others from heat-related illness.

 
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March 28th, 2014
The 14th Anniversary of the Ft. Worth & Arlington Tornadoes

March 28th, 2014 marks the 14th anniversary of the Ft. Worth and Arlington tornadoes. Two lives were lost in Ft. Worth and there were 80 injuries. Read more about these storms and watch the radar loops by clicking on the images below. (reflectivity | velocity)

radar reflectivity image showing the fort worth tornado of March 28th, 2000  image shows the first page of a .pdf document that reviews the
                        March 28th, 2000 tornado in Ft. Worth and Arlington, TX

radar reflectivity image showing the ft. worth tornado of March 28th, 2000