Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WWUS74 KMAF 250827
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
327 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING FOR AREAS ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE RIVER ALONG THE BIG BEND AND LOWER TRANS PECOS
REGIONS...

.INTENSE HEAT WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE RIVER IN BREWSTER AND TERRELL COUNTIES AS AN
UPPER RIDGE REMAINS OVER THE AREA. NOT ONLY WILL DAYTIME HIGHS
REACH OR EXCEED 105 DEGREES...BUT OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL REMAIN ABOVE
75 DEGREES PROVIDING LITTLE RELIEF. THESE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE
THE RISK OF DEHYDRATION AND HEAT EXHAUSTION.


TXZ081-082-251630-
/O.NEW.KMAF.HT.Y.0005.140725T1800Z-140727T1500Z/
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...SANDERSON
327 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM
CDT SUNDAY.

* EVENT...VERY HOT TEMPERATURES.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DEHYDRATION AND HEAT ILLNESSES CAN BE EXPECTED WITH
  OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WITHOUT PRECAUTIONS BEING TAKEN.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HIGHS OF 105 TO 106. MORNING LOWS OF 75
  TO 80.

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.

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 911.

&&

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