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

...NEAR RECORD AND RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TODAY
FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER HOT NIGHT TONIGHT FOR THE EL PASO AREA...

.HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT AND A MOSTLY DRY AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN
ANOTHER DAY OF EXCESSIVE HEAT AND RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS
THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. NIGHTTIME COOLING WILL BE MINIMAL WITH
OVERNIGHT AND MORNING TEMPERATURES REMAINING WARM. 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
458 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW EXTENDED THROUGH TODAY UNTIL 6 AM MDT
MONDAY MORNING...

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