530  
WWUS74 KMAF 230910  
NPWMAF  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
410 AM CDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTH OF  
A LINE FROM GUADALUPE PASS TO ODESSA TO GARDEN CITY...  
 
.TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE MUCH ABOVE NORMAL TODAY AS AN  
UPPER RIDGE REMAINS ANCHORED OVER THE SOUTHWEST UNITED STATES. A  
COLD FRONT WILL BRING RELIEF TONIGHT WITH MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES  
EXPECTED FOR THE WEEKEND.  
 
TXZ057>063-067>070-074-075-079>082-258-240100-  
/O.CON.KMAF.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170624T0100Z/  
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-  
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-  
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-  
PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-  
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF VAN HORN, PECOS, MENTONE, KERMIT, ODESSA,  
MIDLAND, GARDEN CITY, MONAHANS, CRANE, MCCAMEY, RANKIN, BIG LAKE,  
ALPINE, FORT DAVIS, FORT STOCKTON, PRESIDIO, MARFA, BIG BEND NP,  
MARATHON, DRYDEN, SANDERSON, GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP,  
AND PINE SPRINGS  
410 AM CDT FRI JUN 23 2017 /310 AM MDT FRI JUN 23 2017/  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* TEMPERATURE...NEAR 100 IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE DAVIS AND  
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST TEXAS. NEAR 105 ACROSS THE  
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PERMIAN BASIN OF WEST TEXAS. 105 TO 115  
ALONG THE PECOS RIVER AND RIO GRANDE RIVER IN WEST TEXAS.  
 
* 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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