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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM  
339 PM MDT TUE JUN 12 2018  
 
...VERY HOT TEMPERATURES TODAY AFTER A WARM NIGHT IN URBAN  
AREAS...  
 
.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL REMAIN OVER NEW MEXICO AND WEST  
TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS WILL RESULT IN PLENTY OF  
SUNSHINE AND VERY HOT TEMPERATURES, WITH DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES  
LIKELY BROKEN. WHILE IT WILL REMAIN HOT ON WEDNESDAY, HIGH  
TEMPERATURES WILL DECREASE BY A COUPLE OF DEGREES AS SOME AS  
MOISTURE MOVES INTO THE AREA.  
 
TXZ418-419-130300-  
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WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DOWNTOWN EL PASO, WEST EL PASO,  
UPPER VALLEY, EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO, SOCORRO, AND FORT BLISS  
339 PM MDT TUE JUN 12 2018  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* AREA AFFECTED...EL PASO COUNTY, PARTICULARLY IN THE URBAN  
AREAS OF THE CITY OF EL PASO.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS GENERALLY AROUND 105 DEGREES, THOUGH A  
FEW PLACES COULD REACH 106 OR 107 DEGREES.  
 
* IMPACTS...IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE, AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE  
OR STRENUOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS TO STAY  
HYDRATED. WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT, LIGHT-COLORED, LOOSE-FITTING  
CLOTHING, A HAT TO SHIELD YOURSELF FROM THE SUN, AND USE  
SUNSCREEN TO REDUCE POSSIBLE SUNBURN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS  
EXPECTED. THIS WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES  
ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED  
ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND  
NEIGHBORS.  
 
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 9 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
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