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

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WWUS74 KMAF 212012
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
312 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR
AREAS ALONG THE RIO GRANDE FROM THE PRESIDIO VALLEY DOWNSTREAM TO
THE LOWER TRANS PECOS...

.WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY AFTERNOON
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE RIVER AS AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH REMAINS OVER THE AREA.
NOT ONLY WILL DAYTIME HIGHS BE AT OR ABOVE 105 DEGREES...BUT
OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL REMAIN AT OR ABOVE 75 DEGREES...PROVIDING
LITTLE RELIEF.  THESE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF
DEHYDRATION AND HEAT EXHAUSTION.

TXZ079-081-082-221000-
/O.CON.KMAF.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-140723T1200Z/
PRESIDIO VALLEY-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESIDIO...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...
SANDERSON
312 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...VERY WARM TEMPERATURES.

* TIMING...UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY.

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

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HIGHS 105 TO 109.  MORNING LOWS 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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