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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
245 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-
Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Eastern Culberson County-Reeves County Plains-Chinati Mountains-
Marfa Plateau-Davis Mountains-Davis Mountains Foothills-
Central Brewster County-Chisos Basin-Presidio Valley-
Including the cities of Queen, Artesia, Carlsbad,
Carlsbad Caverns NP, Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal,
Seminole, Lamesa, Andrews, Stanton, Big Spring, Mentone, Kermit,
Odessa, Midland, Garden City, Monahans, Crane, McCamey, Rankin,
Big Lake, Fort Stockton, Dryden, Sanderson,
Guadalupe Mountains NP, Pine Springs, Van Horn, Pecos, Marfa,
Fort Davis, Alpine, Big Bend NP, Panther Junction, Marathon,
Chisos Basin, and Presidio
245 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019 /145 PM MDT Sat Aug 17 2019/


The recent very hot conditions will continue across West Texas
and Southeast New Mexico through at least Sunday. Temperatures
across much of the region will warm to 101-105F each afternoon...
with temperatures of 104 to 107 along the Pecos River Valley...
and 104 to 111 along the Rio Grande. The Northeast Permian Basin
and portions of the Rio Grande are expected to reach Heat Advisory
conditions this afternoon with nearby areas approaching it. A slow
decrease in temperatures is expected to begin Monday.

Those that will be outside this weekend should be prepared for
the heat. Drink plenty of water... take frequent breaks in the
shade or air conditioning... and wear sunscreen. The signs of heat
exhaustion are dizziness... nausea... cramps... rapid but weak
pulse... cool pale skin... and excessive sweating.

Additionally... never leave children or pets unattended in a
vehicle. Temperatures can reach deadly levels in a short amount of
time. Look before you lock!


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1239 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Eastern Culberson County-
Reeves County Plains-Chinati Mountains-Marfa Plateau-Davis Mountains-
Davis Mountains Foothills-Central Brewster County-Chisos Basin-
Presidio Valley-Lower Brewster County-
1239 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019 /1139 AM MDT Sat Aug 17 2019/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas, and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Hot temperatures are occurring this afternoon, especially in the
upper Colorado River Valley and along the Rio Grande.  Heat
Advisories are in effect.

Thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening. Any storms
that do develop will be accompanied by frequent lightning, small
hail, gusty winds, and brief, heavy rainfall.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Hot temperatures are likely Sunday, with more Heat Advisories.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.


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