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  • 70°
  • Clear
  • Wind: Calm
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Visibility: 5.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 68°
  • Pressure: 30.11 in. 0

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5 Day Forecast

  • Wednesday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 95 °
  • Low: 73 °
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • Thursday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 95 °
  • Low: 75 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Friday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 95 °
  • Low: 73 °
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  • Saturday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 95 °
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  • Sunday
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Forecast for Waxahachie, Texas

Updated: 4:00 AM CDT on July 23, 2014

Ozone action day in effect for today...
  • Wednesday

    Overcast. High of 95F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of 73F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy. High of 95F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 75F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 95F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 73F. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Saturday

    Overcast in the morning, then clear. High of 95F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 73F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy. High of 95F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 72F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy. High of 93F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North in the afternoon.

  • Monday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 66F. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy. High of 90F. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 66F. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 84F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.

  • Wednesday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 66F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 88F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 68F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Friday

    Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 86F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Friday Night

    Clear. Low of 72F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Saturday

    Clear. High of 88F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Clear. Low of 72F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Air Quality Alert  Statement as of 3:10 PM CDT on July 22, 2014


... Ozone action day...

The Texas commission on environmental quality (tceq) has issued
an ozone action day for the Dallas-Fort Worth area for Wednesday,
July 23, 2014.

Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing
high levels of ozone air pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area
on Wednesday. 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)



310 PM CDT Tue Jul 22 2014

... Ozone action day...

The Texas commission on environmental quality (tceq) has issued
an ozone action day for the Dallas-Fort Worth area for Wednesday,
July 23, 2014.

Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing
high levels of ozone air pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area
on Wednesday. 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)



Personal Weather Stations

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Location: Vivian Drive, Waxahachie, TX

Updated: 6:46 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.4 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Estates of Garden Valley, Waxahachie, TX

Updated: 6:44 AM CDT

Temperature: 69.4 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Emergency Management Office Ellis Co.TX, Waxahachie, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 70.6 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Spring Creek Grove, Waxahachie, TX

Updated: 6:41 AM CDT

Temperature: 70.0 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Ellis County, Texas, Waxahachie, TX

Updated: 6:48 AM CDT

Temperature: 70.3 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Gingerbread Ln, Waxahachie, TX

Updated: 6:52 AM CDT

Temperature: 71.6 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.09 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Five Points, Waxahachie, TX

Updated: 6:53 AM CDT

Temperature: 70.7 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: NNE at 1.4 mph Pressure: 29.44 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Road / Bridge 1 Ellis County TX, Palmer, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 70.9 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: DDR Longhorns Red Oak, Texas, Red Oak, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 68.2 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.52 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Boz 167, Waxahachie, TX

Updated: 6:39 AM CDT

Temperature: 70.8 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: S. Midlothian, Midlothian, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 68.5 °F Dew Point: 65 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Ennis, TX

Updated: 6:53 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.0 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: MesoWest MIDLOT TX US UPR, Midlothian, TX

Updated: 5:15 AM CDT

Temperature: 71 °F Dew Point: - Humidity: - Wind: Calm Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Windmill Ridge, Ovilla, TX

Updated: 4:42 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.4 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 87% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 72 °F Graphs

Location: Road / Bridge 2 Ellis County TX, Ennis, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.2 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.29 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 70 °F Graphs

Location: Curtis Addn, Midlothian, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 70.7 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.07 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Road / Bridge 4 Ellis County TX, Midlothian, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 71.2 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Near Greathouse Road and Old Maypearl Road, Waxahachie, TX

Updated: 6:44 AM CDT

Temperature: 71.1 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: ESE at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Heritage Ct, Midlothian, TX

Updated: 6:46 AM CDT

Temperature: 70.5 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: NE Midlothian, Midlothian, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.1 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 72 °F Graphs

Location: Johnson Lane, Ovilla, TX

Updated: 6:39 AM CDT

Temperature: 68.4 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Maypearl TX / ESD 1, Maypearl, TX

Updated: 6:53 AM CDT

Temperature: 71.7 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.49 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Solar 1, Ennis, TX

Updated: 6:46 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.9 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Bristol TX / ESD 7, Ennis, TX

Updated: 6:53 AM CDT

Temperature: 71.8 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Danieldale, Duncanville, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.3 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Road / Bridge 3 Ellis County TX, Italy, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.3 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.50 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: MesoWest RICE TX US UPR, Ennis, TX

Updated: 3:15 AM CDT

Temperature: 80 °F Dew Point: - Humidity: - Wind: Calm Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 78 °F Graphs

Location: 20 Summit Pl, Cedar Hill, TX

Updated: 6:53 AM CDT

Temperature: 71.6 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Sleepy Hollow II, Cedar Hill, TX

Updated: 6:41 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.4 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 75% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 77 °F Graphs

Location: Werner Ent. Dallas, Dallas, TX

Updated: 6:53 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.8 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 85% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 72 °F Graphs

Location: Lakeridge, Cedar Hill, TX

Updated: 6:54 AM CDT

Temperature: 79.6 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.07 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 82 °F Graphs

Location: SE Johnson County, Grandview, TX

Updated: 6:50 AM CDT

Temperature: 70.4 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Mira Lagos, Grand Prairie, TX

Updated: 6:39 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.3 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: county road 510, Venus, TX

Updated: 6:52 AM CDT

Temperature: 71.7 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Fort Worth Texas 
458 am CDT Wednesday Jul 23 2014 


Aviation... 
VFR will prevail through the period with generally clear skies 
and light northeast winds. The exception to this may occur this 
evening as convection moves southwest toward the metroplex taf 
sites. Hi-res guidance and RUC/hrrr are certainly more bullish on 
convection holding together long enough to reach taf sites. While 
this probability is low...felt it was best to show the possibility 
of thunder in the vicinity from 2-4z. Future tafs may need to 
amend timing or remove it altogether based on upstream trends. 


Tr.92 


&& 




Previous discussion... /issued 400 am CDT Wednesday Jul 23 2014/ 
early morning water vapor imagery shows a large anticyclone 
centered over New Mexico with a TUTT low moving westward across 
southern Louisiana. Several weak shortwaves are noted moving 
around the periphery of the western ridge into the central U.S. 
This morning. Building heat has been the main story for North 
Texas over the last couple of days and this will continue into the 
weekend with only small chances for rainfall. 


Today the TUTT low over Louisiana will continue to move westward 
spreading weak ascent across southeast Texas. This should result 
in a scattering of afternoon showers and thunderstorms southeast 
of the area. Farther north...a weak disturbance will slide 
southward through the Ozarks igniting showers and thunderstorms 
along a cold front across parts of Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma 
this afternoon. These thunderstorms should move from northeast to 
southwest given the flow around the periphery of the upper ridge. 
The hrrr...RUC...and 4km NAM all indicate the potential for 
convection into the evening hours across parts of North Texas so 
will have some 20/30 probability of precipitation across the northern half of the County Warning Area. A 
few strong storms are possible with gusty winds being the main threat. 


By Thursday...the center of the 700mb ridge edges closer to the 
area and temperatures should continue to warm by a degree or so. 
The cold front that will be over the Ozarks today will continue 
southward on Thursday and should be located across the lower 
Mississippi River valley by late afternoon. While the front itself 
wont really affect North Texas temperatures...scattered 
thunderstorms may develop as far west as Canton to Palestine so 
will have some 20 probability of precipitation across the far eastern counties. 


Friday looks like it will be the warmest of the next several days 
with the center of the 700mb ridge nearly overhead. Highs will 
range from 100 to 105 across North Texas with heat index values 
right near 105. Some relief may be on the way however as a very 
strong shortwave will be located across south central Saskatchewan 
on Friday. Model guidance is in excellent agreement with the 
handling of this feature...digging it into the eastern U.S. 
Through the weekend. This will result in a rather large and deep 
trough over the eastern U.S. Into early next week with the upper 
ridge getting shunted westward. While not as cool as last 
week...it does appear that temperatures will cool back to below 
normal levels with at least some additional chances for rainfall 
by the middle of next week. 


Concerning potential heat advisory...heat index values will be 
near or slightly above 105 degrees both Thursday afternoon and 
again on Friday. A heat advisory will likely be required during 
this time. 


Dunn 


&& 






Preliminary point temps/pops... 
Dallas-ft. Worth, Texas 98 78 100 79 102 / 10 20 10 10 5 
Waco, Texas 98 77 100 78 101 / 10 10 10 10 5 
Paris, Texas 94 75 97 76 98 / 20 30 20 10 5 
Denton, Texas 99 76 101 77 101 / 20 20 10 10 5 
McKinney, Texas 97 76 99 76 100 / 20 30 10 10 5 
Dallas, Texas 99 79 101 79 102 / 20 20 10 10 5 
Terrell, Texas 97 76 99 76 99 / 20 20 10 10 5 
Corsicana, Texas 97 75 99 76 100 / 10 20 10 10 5 
Temple, Texas 98 76 99 75 100 / 5 10 10 10 5 
Mineral Wells, Texas 100 76 101 76 102 / 10 20 10 10 5 


&& 


Forward watches/warnings/advisories... 
none. 


&& 


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