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

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WWUS74 KMAF 251916
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
216 PM 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. NOT
ONLY WILL DAYTIME HIGHS REACH OR EXCEED 105 DEGREES...BUT OVERNIGHT
LOWS WILL REMAIN AT OR JUST ABOVE 75 DEGREES PROVIDING LITTLE
RELIEF. THESE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF DEHYDRATION AND
HEAT EXHAUSTION.

TXZ081-082-261245-
/O.CON.KMAF.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-140727T1500Z/
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...SANDERSON
216 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* EVENT...VERY HOT TEMPERATURES.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

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

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

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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