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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
302 PM MDT THU JUN 23 2016

...HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE FOR WEST TEXAS...

.HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL COMBINE WITH ABUNDANT SUNSHINE TO BRING
HOT TEMPERATURES TO WEST TEXAS TODAY. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL BE
AROUND 105 DEGREES RESULTING IN STRESSFUL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY
FOR PERSONS INVOLVED WITH OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES.

TXZ418-419-241200-
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WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOWNTOWN EL PASO...WEST EL PASO...
UPPER VALLEY...EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...SOCORRO...FORT BLISS
302 PM MDT THU JUN 23 2016

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

* TEMPERATURE...LATE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOWER
  100S WITH OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WILL BE
  HIGH. SINCE THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS STILL QUITE LOW...
  DEHYDRATION WILL BE A THREAT. OUTDOOR STRENUOUS ACTIVITY
  DURING THE HEAT OF THE DAY IS DISCOURAGED. SMALL CHILDREN AND
  PETS SHOULD NOT BE LEFT IN MOTOR VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE 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.

  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.

  TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST
BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME
BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION.   HEAT
STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

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