Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
430 AM MDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...HAZARDOUS HEAT THROUGH TODAY AND POSSIBLY FRIDAY...

.A strong high pressure system centered over western New Mexico
will persist through today before shifting southward on Friday.
Thus, triple-digit heat will continue today over lower
elevations, with mid to upper 90s in many higher elevation
locations. High temperatures will vary around 8 to 15 degrees
above normal this afternoon with some new records expected.
Readings will begin to trend downward across northern and eastern
areas on Friday as the upper level high shifts southward and a
back door cold front banks up against the east slopes of the
central mountain chain; however, central and western areas along
and south of Interstate 40 may have to endure one more day of
hazardous heat. The back door cold front will move over western
New Mexico Friday night and the upper high will sag further
southwest resulting in cooler temperatures areawide this weekend.

NMZ534-230100-
/O.EXA.KABQ.HT.Y.0007.170622T2000Z-170623T0100Z/
Quay County-
430 AM MDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 7 PM MDT
this evening.

* LOCATION...Quay County including Tucumcari.

* TIMING...This afternoon and early evening.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs varying around 105 degrees.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Very hot temperatures with low relative
  humidity will increase the risk for dehydration and heat
  related illnesses. Limit your exposure to the sun and shift
  timing of outdoor activities to the morning and late evening
  hours. Pets and livestock will also be impacted by these very
  hot temperatures.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

&&

$$

NMZ501>509-517>521-538-230100-
/O.CON.KABQ.HT.Y.0007.170622T2000Z-170623T0100Z/
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-Lower Chama River Valley-
Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-
Chaves County Plains-
430 AM MDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...Northwest Plateau and Highlands; Far Northwest
  Highlands; West Central Plateau, Mountains and Highlands;
  Central, Southwest and Chuska Mountains; San Francisco and Lower
  Chama River valleys; Santa Fe Metro Area; the lower and middle
  Rio Grande Valley including Albuquerque; and the Chaves County
  Plains.

* TIMING...This afternoon and evening.

* TEMPERATURES...Lower elevation highs varying around 100 to 105
  degrees, except around 105 to 110 degrees across the Chaves
  County Plains. Highs mainly in the mid 90s in the mountains,
  with some cooler readings over the highest terrain.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Very hot temperatures with low relative
  humidity will increase the risk for dehydration and heat
  related illnesses. Limit your exposure to the sun and shift
  timing of outdoor activities to the morning and late evening
  hours. Pets and livestock will also be impacted by these very
  hot temperatures.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

&&

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