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Bedford, TX (76021)

Hazardous Weather Outlook...updated

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1240 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015 This hazardous weather outlook is for north central texas. .day one, this afternoon and tonight. there is a slight chance of thunderstorms mainly east of interstate 35 today and tonight. damaging downburst winds and lightning will be the main threats with any storms. heat index values will be near 105 degrees today. .days two through seven, friday through wednesday. there is a chance of thunderstorms across all of north texas on friday and friday night and mainly west of interstate 35 on saturday. lightning and gusty winds will be the main threats with any storms that develop. .spotter information statement... limited spotter activation may be requested mainly east of i-35 between 4 PM and 9 pm.


Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 809 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015 ...heat index values reaching 105-108 degrees along and east of interstate 35 this afternoon... hot conditions persist across north and central texas and today will not be an exception, but heat index values are expected to climb a few degrees higher than they have been the past several days. many locations along and east of interstate 35 will experience heat index values in the 105-108 degree range for a few hours this afternoon and early evening. take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. take frequent breaks if you must work outside today. when possible, reschedule strenuous activities to take place in the evening hours or early morning hours. wear light weight and loose fitting clothing, and drink plenty of water. never leave people, children or pets unattended in a vehicle. temperatures inside an enclosed vehicle can reach 20 to 30 degrees higher than ambient outside conditions.


Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 520 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015 This hazardous weather outlook is for north central texas. .day one, today and tonight. there is a slight chance of thunderstorms mainly east of interstate 35 today and tonight. lightning and gusty winds would be the main threats with any storms. heat index values will be near 105 degrees today. .days two through seven, friday through wednesday. there is a chance of thunderstorms across all of north texas on friday and friday night and mainly west of interstate 35 on saturday. lightning and gusty winds will be the main threats with any storms that develop. .spotter information statement... spotter activation is not expected at this time.


Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 816 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015 This hazardous weather outlook is for north central texas. .day one, tonight. no hazardous weather is expected at this time. .days two through seven, thursday through tuesday. there is a slight chance of thunderstorms mainly east of interstates 35 and 45 thursday afternoon, and mainly east of us-287 and interstate 45 thursday night. there will be a chance of thunderstorms area wide friday. there will be a slight chance of thunderstorms southwest of a breckenridge to centerville line friday night, and west of a jacksboro to temple line saturday. cloud to ground lightning and gusty winds will be the main threats with any storms that develop. .spotter information statement... spotter activation is not expected at this time.


Air Quality Alert Message

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 217 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...ozone action day... the texas commission on environmental quality (tceq) has issued an ozone action day for the dallas-fort worth area for thursday, july 30, 2015. atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing high levels of ozone air pollution in the dallas-fort worth area on thursday. 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)


Public Information Statement

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 405 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015 ...dfw reaches 100 degrees for the first time this year... at 353 PM today, dfw reached 100 degrees. this is the first time this year that the official dallas fort worth site has reached 100 degrees. the last time that dfw reached 100 degrees was september 10th 2014. dfw/s first 100 degree-day last year was on july 13th and for the year there were 15 days with highs of 100 degrees or higher. dfw averages 18 100-degree days a year. there have been as many as 71 100-degree days /back in 2011/ and there have been two years when the official dallas/fort worth site did not reach 100-degrees: 1906 and 1973. the greatest number of consecutive 100-degree days is 42 which occurred from june 23rd through august 3rd 1980. the average first 100-degree day at dfw is june 30th. the official dallas/fort worth site has reached 100 degrees as early as march 9th /back in 1911/. the latest first occurrence of 100 degrees in a year is august 23rd /in 1989/. it has reached 100 degrees as late as october 3rd /in 1951/. the average last 100-degree date is august 26th. records for the official dallas/fort worth site started on september 1st 1898. since then, there have only been 4 months that have never reached 100 degrees: november, december, january and february.