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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
336 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...OUR HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND OUR
OVERNIGHT LOWS TOMORROW WILL BE ABOVE NORMAL...

.HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT AND A MOSTLY DRY AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN
A CONTINUATION OF OUR EXCESSIVE HEAT AND NEAR RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. NIGHTTIME COOLING WILL BE
MINIMAL WITH OVERNIGHT AND MORNING TEMPERATURES REMAINING WARM ON
MONDAY MORNING. THE OFFICIAL FORECAST HIGH FOR EL PASO TODAY IS
105 DEGREES...JUST ONE DEGREE SHORT OF THE ALL-TIME RECORD FOR THE
DAY. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE URBAN AREA AND MUCH OF
THE LOWER VALLEY ARE EXPECTED TO STAY IN THE UPPER 70S TO NEAR 80
DEGREES TONIGHT. THE THREAT OF HEAT STRESS AND HEAT RELATED
ILLNESSES WILL BE HIGH DURING THIS PERIOD...ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE
INVOLVED IN STRESSFUL OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

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WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOWNTOWN EL PASO...WEST EL PASO...
UPPER VALLEY...EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...SOCORRO...
FORT BLISS...FABENS...FORT HANCOCK...TORNILLO...
INDIAN HOT SPRINGS
336 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT MONDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE 104 TO 106 DEGREES IN
  THE EL PASO METRO AREA AND LOWER VALLEY TODAY...AND OVERNIGHT
  LOW TEMPERATURES THROUGH MONDAY MORNING WILL BE 75 TO 80
  DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES AND
  DEHYDRATION WILL BE HIGH. STRENUOUS OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES WILL BE
  HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH AND THUS SHOULD BE AVOIDED. PERSONS
  OR PETS SHOULD NOT BE LEFT IN A MOTOR VEHICLE AS THIS WILL
  CAUSE EXTREME HARM OR EVEN DEATH WITHIN A SHORT TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF VERY HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED...CREATING A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

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