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

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WWUS74 KMAF 260856
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
356 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS 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 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE
RIVER IN BREWSTER AND TERRELL COUNTIES. NOT ONLY WILL DAYTIME
HIGHS CLIMB TO NEAR 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.

TXZ081-082-262200-
/O.CON.KMAF.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-140727T1500Z/
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...SANDERSON
356 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

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

* EVENT...HOT TEMPERATURES.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HIGHS UP TO 105. 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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