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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.

TXZ418-419-423-424-241200-
/O.CON.KEPZ.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160724T1200Z/
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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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1139 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-241000-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
1139 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE RIO GRANDE
PLAINS INTO THE EDWARDS PLATEAU MOST AFTERNOONS. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF 20 TO 30 PERCENT AND WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH ARE
EXPECTED. THESE COULD INCREASE THE RISK FOR BRUSH AND GRASS FIRES
TO SPREAD QUICKLY IF THEY OCCUR.

ELEVATED HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND EAST OF I-35 AS WELL
AS ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HEAT INDICES OF
105 TO 108 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED. HEAT ADVISORY LEVELS OF 108 TO
110 MAY BE REACHED FOR AN HOUR OR TWO EAST OF I-35.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1217 PM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-241830-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
1217 PM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO...SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOSTLY LIMITED TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING, WITH A FEW
ISOLATED STORMS ALSO POSSIBLE IN THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. LOWLAND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRIMARILY BE IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO THIS
EVENING. FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS, THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE
LOCALIZED DOWNPOURS AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. ANY FLOODING
WILL BE EXTREMELY LOCALIZED. FOR THE LOWLANDS, THE MAIN THREATS
WILL BE ISOLATED WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH AND CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING.

FOR SOUTH-CENTRAL NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS, THE MAIN WEATHER
HAZARD WILL BE THE HEAT. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REACH FOR 105
DEGREES IN EL PASO AND THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON,
AND OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL STRUGGLE TO DROP MUCH LOWER THAN 75
DEGREES. A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EL PASO METRO
AND LOWER VALLEY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
WARM TO HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE FOR THE LOWLANDS, BUT
AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL SLOWLY INCREASE THROUGH THE
WEEK, TAKING THE EDGE OFF THE HEAT. INCREASING THUNDERSTORMS WILL
LEAD TO BETTER CHANCES FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING IN THE HIGHER
TERRAIN, WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS AND DUST IN THE LOWLANDS.
LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL BECOME MORE OF A RISK IN THE LOWLANDS
LATER IN THE WEEK AS WE MOISTEN UP.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED...BUT REAL-TIME CALLS OF
STRONG WIND GUSTS AND DUST FROM ANY THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOW...AS
WELL AS HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING ARE ENCOURAGED.

$$

HARDIMAN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
544 AM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

NMZ501>540-241200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
544 AM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOST NUMEROUS OVER THE WESTERN
AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. ANY STORM WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG...GUSTY DOWNBURST WINDS...UP TO ONE
HALF INCH HAIL...AND BRIEF DOWNPOURS THAT COULD PRODUCE MINOR
FLOODING. THE MOST ACTIVE TIME PERIOD WILL BE FROM 2 PM TO 10 PM
MDT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. STORM MOTIONS WILL BE SLOW AND RAINFALL COULD BECOME
HEAVY. LOCALIZED AREAS OF FLASH FLOODING...ESPECIALLY OVER AND
NEAR RECENT AND OLDER BURN SCARS...WILL BE POSSIBLE. ISOLATED
LOCATIONS MAY RECEIVE UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL. A FEW STORMS
MAY ALSO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON ALL REMAINING
DAYS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG...GUSTY DOWNBURST
WINDS...UP TO ONE HALF INCH HAIL...AND BRIEF DOWNPOURS THAT COULD
PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL AMOUNTS AND ANY FLOODING
THROUGH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ABQ OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

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