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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
324 PM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TODAY AND ANOTHER HOT NIGHT
ON TAP FOR THE EL PASO AREA...

.HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT AND A DRY AND STABLE AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN
RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON...AND ANOTHER HOT NIGHT
TONIGHT. THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR TODAY IS 104 DEGREES AS
SET IN 1963. THE OFFICIAL FORECAST HIGH IS FOR 105 DEGREES.
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. TEMPERATURES MAY ONLY BE A DEGREE OR TWO COOLER
FOR SUNDAY...AND THE HEAT ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED. 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
324 PM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

* 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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