720  
WWUS74 KMAF 301855  
NPWMAF  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
155 PM CDT FRI JUN 30 2017  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOR  
MOST OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS...  
 
.AN UPPER RIDGE OVER THE AREA AND VERY WARM TEMPERATURES ALOFT,  
AS WELL AS COMPRESSIONAL WARMING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING FRONT  
ARE SENDING TEMPERATURES INTO THE UPPER 90S AND 100S THIS  
AFTERNOON ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA.  
 
ALL AREA RESIDENTS SHOULD USE CAUTION IF OUT IN THE HEAT FOR  
EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME THIS AFTERNOON. HEAT ADVISORY CRITERIA  
TEMPERATURES AROUND 105 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF THE  
AREA, ALONG WITH READINGS NEAR 110 OR MORE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE  
RIO GRANDE AND PECOS RIVER VALLEYS.  
 
NMZ027-028-033-034-TXZ045>047-050>052-057>062-067>069-074-075-  
079>081-258-010100-  
/O.CON.KMAF.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170701T0100Z/  
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-  
CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-  
ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-  
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-  
WARD-CRANE-UPTON-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-  
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF QUEEN, ARTESIA, CARLSBAD,  
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP, HOBBS, LOVINGTON, EUNICE, JAL, SEMINOLE,  
LAMESA, GAIL, ANDREWS, STANTON, BIG SPRING, VAN HORN, PECOS,  
MENTONE, KERMIT, ODESSA, MIDLAND, MONAHANS, CRANE, MCCAMEY,  
RANKIN, ALPINE, FORT DAVIS, FORT STOCKTON, PRESIDIO, MARFA,  
BIG BEND NP, MARATHON, GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP, AND PINE SPRINGS  
155 PM CDT FRI JUN 30 2017 /1255 PM MDT FRI JUN 30 2017/  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS AROUND 105. HIGHS NEAR 110 OR MORE ALONG  
PORTIONS OF THE PECOS AND RIO GRANDE VALLEYS.  
 
* IMPACTS...USE CAUTION WITH ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. PROLONGED  
HEAT EXPOSURE COMBINED WITH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CAN CAUSE HEAT  
EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS  
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY  
WILL COMBINE TO 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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